News archive for March, 2015

  • European Commission to review Driver CPC rules

    “Adjustments” may be made to the current Driver CPC requirements, according to the European Commission, which has confirmed a review of the rules on training and qualifications of professional drivers will take place.  The review will focus on t...
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  • Government reveals £44m raised by HGV levy

    Transport minister Robert Goodwill has announced the HGV levy has raised over £44 million from foreign lorries in its first year of operation. Operators from 90 countries bought more than 1.8 million levies, a charge introduced last year to ensure a...
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  • Downton falls in puppy love with guide dog Laurie

    Downton has recently had the joy of meeting Guide Dogs for the Blind pup Laurie after a year of fundraising for the charity’s Name a Puppy campaign.Eight week old Laurie will need initial training worth over £5,000 before she can begin her formal ...
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