An inquest into the deaths of two men who died after being struck by an HGV on a stretch of smart motorway on the M1 starts on Monday (18 January). Jason Mercer and Alexandru Murgeanu had pulled over to exchange details after being involved in a minor road traffic collision when a truck driven by Prezemyslaw Szuba struck them both, in June 2019. Read more New campaign to win over smart motorway sceptics Death crash HGV driver jailed but campaign […]
SP Training has launched two mental health training courses aimed at both management and drivers, to coincide with World Mental Health Day.
Current efforts to resolve the driver shortage will not be enough to prevent the looming skills crisis, the Transport Committee has said.
Skills for Logistics (SfL) has called on operators to make the case to government for a funding boost for apprentices to ensure a pipeline of talent for the future. Following a meeting last week between Matthew Hancock MP, minister for skills at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and SfL the door remains open but change hinges on operators demonstrating an appetite for it. Apprenticeships presently only attract full funding between the ages of 16 to 18. After […]