Driver trainingEmployers are well placed to make a valuable input towards reducing death and injury on our roads, says Rick Wood, training and quality assurance manager for road safety at RoSPA

From September, all professional goods vehicle drivers will be required to hold a Driver’s Certificate of Professional Competence. Nic Allen, general manager of Training for the Freight Transport Association, explains what this will mean for drivers and employers and how it could spell good news for an industry facing up to a potential shortfall of employees

The Driver CPC is a scheme for LGV and PCV drivers who drive professionally throughout the UK. It has been developed as a requirement of the EU Directive 2003/59, designed to improve the knowledge and skills of professional LGV and PCV drivers