National Grid is offering GreenRoad's in-vehicle technology as a trial to some of its UK drivers on a voluntary, incentivised basis.
Nine drivers have graduated from the Cemex Logistics Apprenticeship scheme.
An improved funding package for apprentices in the transport sector has been announced that will open up even more opportunities for smaller firms.
A Twitter poll conducted by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has confirmed that most parents don’t want their children to become truckers.
MPs on the Transport Committee warn that current thinking is not sufficiently targeted or wide-reaching to deliver drivers fast enough to address the shortage.
Suppliers discuss the importance of driver education, communication and a lack of resourcing for fleet management, alongside duty of care, outsourcing and compliance
O’Donovan Waste Disposal has been enrolling supervisors on the Road Haulage Association (RHA) driver CPC in-cab training.
O’Donovan Waste Disposal has announced that 45 of its HGV drivers completed a Staying Legal Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) course.
Two-thirds of motorists are less inclined to do business with companies whose drivers are unsafe or discourteous, according to research from TomTom Telematics.
Relevancy, reinforcement and regularity of training are key considerations, according to FTA.
20,000 UK licensed HGV drivers have now taken Transport for London’s (TfL’s) Safe Urban Driving course.
Masternaut has announced plans to host a conference which will explore topics around reducing driver risk and what can be done to improve road safety.
Eight apprentices at Grundon Waste Management have completed their large goods vehicle training programme.
The Government has once again ignored the urgent need for vocational training investment within the logistics sector, according to the FTA.
Assist Resourcing Group has opened a new driver training and test centre in Widnes to help meet the transport and logistics industry’s urgent need for trained drivers.
Cutting fuel duty and investing in training and driver facilities should be a priority for the chancellor in his Autumn Statement, says the FTA.
Nearly all lorry drivers stopped in the last year have completed their Driver Certificate of Competence (CPC) periodic training.
Driver Hire Nationwide have announced they will be launching two new CPC modules: first aid and manual handling.
A new company offering evidence based driver training has been launched by commercial fleet CCTV firm Vue, following research into the effect of coaching on driver behaviour.
E-Training World has extended its portfolio with a new system for minibus drivers.