Fleet managers and other professionals whose role includes road safety can now take a bespoke qualification in their specialist field after Eden Training Solutions teamed up with Road Safety GB to offer a course. ‘Delivery and Management of Safe, Sustainable and Healthy Travel’ is backed by the transport secretary Grant Shapps (pictured) and falls under the government’s apprenticeship scheme. It is designed to enhance the skills of road safety practitioners in local authorities, emergency services, charities and the fleet sector. […]
The DfT should stop trying to lay the blame for its shock cancellation of the A27 Chichester bypass scheme at the feet of the local authorities and reverse its decision, the RHA has said.
Suttons said it had listened to its drivers and invested £15m in comfy new Volvo tractor units, which are better suited to long distance and overnight journeys.
The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is demanding that governments across Europe drop “misguided” Covid restrictions and act to alleviate driver shortages if they are to resolve a growing supply chain crisis.