Stoke-on-Trent haulier Genesis 2014 (UK) Ltd has had its licence revoked for the second time in three years after a public inquiry (PI) heard that founder Marcus Hughes, who was disqualified in 2018 for failing to inform the traffic commissioner (TC) of his 12-year prison sentence for supplying cannabis, still played “a significant managerial role” at the company. In 2018 the company had its licence revoked and Hughes lost his transport manager’s repute after a PI heard about his conviction […]
The head of road freight and transport policy at the FTA has predicted a hectic final year ahead for Driver CPC, but believes the industry can ultimately meet the challenge.
A German truck driver has been jailed for 19 years after he attempted to bring almost half a tonne of cocaine into the UK hidden in his lorry load of tyres.
The FTA has reiterated its warning that with the Driver CPC deadline now reached, the road transport industry is facing not only a short-term driver shortage but a more serious underlying recruitment problem.