Government announces major review into Driver CPC training
Drivers currently need to undergo 5 days of periodic training every 5 years to ensure they remain fully qualified to drive heavy goods vehicles and buses professionally and up to date with road safety standards.
The review will look at how the process can be updated to reduce the burden on drivers – both returning and new – whilst keeping standards high, and ensure it doesn’t act as a barrier to working in the sector, as the government continues to bolster supply chains and tackle the global driver shortage here in the UK.
The review will explore whether:
Recommendations from the review are expected to be made by the end of the year.