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What is driver CPC training?

Outlined by the European Union, Driver CPC training provides drivers with a particular set of standards which must be adhered to by those beginning their driving career as well as all drivers throughout their career. Thus, ensuring that high standards of driving competency is adhered to industry wide. Those within the driving industry that drive [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|

The top skills employers look for in drivers

Ensuring you hire the ideal candidates is essential for any business, but it is particularly important to those businesses hiring drivers as there is a significant number of regulations that must be followed to ensure compliance with UK and EU laws. Here we have compiled a list of the 10 driving skills employers are looking [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|

Truckfest Is Coming!

Truckfest Is Coming! It’s June – that must mean it’s time to be amazed, thrilled and over-awed, as Truckfest,the biggest truck festival in the UK rolls back into town. And the wonderful thing about this festival is, it’s not just for people who drive or own a truck. You don’t even have to be a [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|

Encouraging New Drivers Into The Transport Industry

Encouraging New Drivers Into The Transport Industry As ever, driver shortages are a point of discussion within the transport industry, with an estimated deficit of around 60,000 drivers. And it’s looking set to get worse, as the current crop of drivers prepare for retirement (the average age is 53), and not enough ‘young blood’ coming [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|

The Commercial Vehicle Show

The Commercial Vehicle Show If you’re in the industry, then you’re bound to know about the Commercial Vehicle Show – this year April 25th – 27th at the NEC,  and still the largest and most comprehensive road freight transport, distribution and logistics event in Britain. Sector suppliers use it as a showcase for their services [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|

Beating Rising Fuel Costs

Our drivers cover thousands of miles every day, but beating rising fuel costs has become a real challenge! Because drivers aren’t involved in the ‘behind the scenes’ logistics, we bet they could only begin to guess at how much it takes to keep the wheels rolling, but it’s vital everyone has an understanding, so we [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|

Driver CPC Training

Driver CPC Training What Is It? It stands for Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC). Who Needs It? Professional lorry drivers, bus drivers and coach drivers. Nobody can work professionally without this qualification. Who Says? It was introduced across Europe in 2014, with the aim of maintaining high standards and improving road safety. How [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|

Top Tips For Safe Winter Driving

Top Tips For Safe Winter Driving The UK has been experiencing un-seasonal good weather, but winter still has some surprises up its sleeve - here are our top tips for safe winter driving, so you can be prepared! Here are our top tips for ensuring you stay safe during winter drives: Keep Your Vehicle Well Maintained [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|