Road Skills Online has announced that, following recent assessment by the CPD Standards Office, its drivers’ Professional Development Plan (PDP) is now formally recognised as four hours of CPD training for each year of eLearning completed. Road Skills Online said professional development in the freight transport sector is being increasingly recognised as an effective way to reduce costs, minimise collisions and improve road safety, but finding time to sit down with drivers is harder than ever. Its eLearning platform therefore […]
Increasingly ‘knowing-your-driver’ has become a key fleet compliance requirement. As technology permits more frequent checking across a wider range of datasets, fleets are taking the opportunity to increase their awareness of their drivers. Improving risk profiles, insurance rates, HR strategies and road safety are all rolled-up in this. However, much depends on being actually able to access the data often held by government bodies.
Despite the high proportion of the 2 million people working in UK logistics that are mobile or remote workers, there has been a lack of a coherent and quality assured online training to help their career development. But that is now changing with the launch of Flow.