Posts By Needham Logistics Training

Fork Lift Training, can continue – with specific consideration….

2 February, 2021

Cleared statement from HSE 7 January 2021 Employers are required to ensure that their staff are trained and competent to operate any industrial lift truck equipment they use. Initial or refresher training may be required for new starters, for existing staff using new types of equipment, or as a refresher for existing staff. Lift-truck operators, […]

SQA ADR Extension

20 November, 2020

Multilateral Agreement M330Under section 1.5.1 of ADRConcerning driver training certificates in accordance with 8.2.2.8.2 of ADRand safety adviser certificates in accordance with 1.8.3.7 of ADR (1) By derogation from the provisions of the first paragraph of 8.2.2.8.2 of ADR all driver trainingcertificates the validity of which ends between 1 March 2020 and 1 February 2021 […]

HEAVY VEHICLE TESTING – DVSA

5 August, 2020

See the latest DVSA update regarding Heavy Vehicle Testing … https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKDVSA/bulletins/2982ad1

TRANSPORT MANAGER CPC EXAMS JUNE 2020

18 May, 2020

OCR have announced that due to the current restrictions of the Coronavirus outbreak, they are not able to offer June 2020 CPC tests. COVID 19 has led to the closure of many training centres and the safety of CPC candidates and staff at CPC centres is paramount. The next scheduled assessment opportunities are 11 September 2020 […]

Important: Applications for the renewal of lorry and bus driving licences during the Coronavirus Pandemic

18 April, 2020

Normally an application to renew a lorry or bus licence at age 45 or over must include a medical examination report (D4) which is signed by a doctor. However, NHS doctors cannot carry out these examinations so lorry and bus drivers are currently unable to obtain D4 medical reports required to support their application. Read […]

Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the EU and GB drivers’ hours rules: all sectors carriage of goods by road

18 April, 2020

In response to unprecedented pressures on local and national supply chains, the Department for Transport has pursuant to Article 14(2) of Regulation (EC) No 561/2006, introduced a temporary and limited urgent relaxation of the enforcement of EU drivers’ hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales. It has also introduced a temporary and limited urgent relaxation of the […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): PHE guidance on social distancing in the workplace

12 April, 2020

Coronavirus: PHE guidance on social distancing in the workplace Public Health England (PHE) has published a list of tailored advice for different scenarios as an example of how social distancing and other measures might be implemented by employers in England to help protect their workforce and customers from coronavirus while still continuing to trade.Advice for […]

Driver Medicals to be suspended..

7 April, 2020

Department for Transport temporarily relax Driver CPC …

1 April, 2020

The DfT have confirmed that rules for Driver CPC have relaxed, as with other qualifications. Any driver whose DQC expires between 1st March and 30th September may continue driving after their DQC expires as long as they continue to carry their DQC. This period may be extended again if the situation doesn’t improve. This DOES […]

Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the Drivers Hours rules..

31 March, 2020

The Government has announced some temporary relaxation measures regarding the enforcement of the ‘Drivers Hours’ rules. Summary of EU Drivers’ Hour relaxation The EU drivers’ hours rules can be temporarily relaxed as follows: a) Replacement of the EU daily driving limit of 9 hours with, one of 11 hours b) Reduction of the daily rest requirements […]

ADR Driver training certificates

25 March, 2020

The Department of Transport has released the following ; Multilateral Agreement M324 on 20th March 2020 By derogation from the provisions of the first paragraph of 8.2.2.8.2 of ADR all driver training certificates the validity of which ends between 1 March 2020 and 1 November 2020 will remain valid until 30 November 2020.These certificates shall […]

COVID-19 – Training Update

24 March, 2020

After the announcement by Boris Johnson last night, NLT will be suspending all training with immediate effect. We hope you all understand and respect our decision as it has been taken in the best interest. Our main intention is to be here to support you all after this terrible virus has passed. We will be […]