A consultation due to end next week about granting car drivers the automatic right to drive lorries up to 7.5-tonnes would increase the risk on the roads for everyone, according to a logistics training firm. SP Training said the government’s own figures showed that C1 vehicles [vehicles between 3.5 – 7.5-tonnes] are involved in 23% […]
Government roads minister Richard Holden gained first hand experience of DHL Supply Chain’s LGV driver training programme and drove one of the group’s new heavy-duty electric trucks on his recent visit to the group’s Transport Development Centre (TDC) in Crick. Under close supervision from a DHL driver assessor, Holden (pictured) took the 40-tonne Volvo FM […]
Professional drivers renewing their licences will not have to worry about the D4 medical after the government finally agreed to relax the requirement following mounting criticism it was failing to act.
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” […]