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. […]
Inadequate notice by employers of changing shift patterns in haulage and warehousing is damaging workers’ health and destroying family lives, according to trade union Unite.
The government is to suspend all Clean Air Zones until at least January 2021, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Yet another reshuffle at the DfT has seen local roads and traffic minister Robert Goodwill step away from road transport entirely.