1805, 2019

So you want to be a Transport Manager ?

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Having talked to many people over the years the consensus seems to be 'Transport Manager - I could do that' - so where do you start. Our advice would be with the OCR's Syllabus, Student and Tutor guide which will give you invaluable advice on a range of things from; The [...]

3004, 2019

HGV Brake Tests – did it really ‘PASS’ ?

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When getting a brake tet at PMI is the 'Pass' on a Roller Brake Test really a pass ? - not if it's accompanied by the words 'Insufficient Load on Axles 2,3 and 4' What you have there is a 'false pass' and the expectations of the enforcement agencies is [...]

1702, 2019

Frictionless Trade – UK ambitions

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Reading the Govt's advice on road haulage movements to and from the EU post-Brexit and the overwhelming desire from Us would appear to be for all movements to take place with a little friction as possible. The obvious proviso overriding all is 'Unless we leave without a deal' and even [...]

2511, 2018

Tyre Management Policy – the reality

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Does your company have a robust tyre management policy? and do you 'Walk the Walk' where tyre management is concerned? There are obvious consequences to having an effective Tyre Management policy in place within your organisation and benefits in terms of fuel efficiency and in making sure your vehicles are [...]

1605, 2018

Invaluable resources from RoSPA

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  RoSPA have long been advocates for robust Safety Systems in Workplace Transport - one of our favourite 'link to' items is the many free resources they make available to Employers to help them achieve this TAKE A LOOK