Emergency first aid at work

Why is Emergency First Aid at Work So important? 

15 June, 2022

Why is Emergency First Aid at work So important? The government suggest that as a minimum, a low-risk workplace such as a small office should have a first-aid box and a person appointed to take charge of first-aid arrangements, such as calling the emergency services if necessary. Workplaces, where there are more significant health and safety risks, are more likely to […]

Load Security, Why Is it So Important.

26 May, 2022

Load Security, why is it so important? Each year National Highways removes over 20,000 items which have fallen onto the road carriageway from a commercial vehicle.  Apart from the delays caused to motorists if the carriageway is closed to facilitate removing the item, any item falling from a vehicle or bouncing down the carriageway is […]

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

10 May, 2022

NLT is celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week. This year, the theme for the week is ‘Loneliness’. Across the country, people will be reflecting on loneliness and how it impacts our mental health. Long-term loneliness is closely linked to mental health problems such as depression and anxiety. Did you know that HGV drivers can be particularly […]

International Operator Licencing Regulations – Update

22 March, 2022

It appears that both the Government and the Office of The Traffic Commissioners have been busy over the last three months. With vehicles between 2.5t and 3.5t now being brought in line with the International Operator Licencing Regulations and the introduction of the Goods Vehicle Movement Service (GVMS). Red diesel rules changing and some major […]

Monster Energy

8 March, 2022

This week our trainers are in Munich training the Monster Energy events team. Watch this space for more news……………

SQA ADR Administration Visit – 24/02/2022

25 February, 2022

Administration Visit – 24/02/2022 Grade 1 The report and recommendations were submitted by the verifier, SQA have awarded a Grade 1 following the visit and no further action is required.

How To Drive Safely in High Winds

17 February, 2022

With winds due to hit highs of 80 mph across the UK tomorrow, we thought we would share some advice on how to drive safely in high winds. This advice comes from the RHA. One of the first preventive measures is to avoid driving on open stretches of roads and revealed areas like flyovers and […]

New driving laws and rules for 2022

25 January, 2022

What are the new driving laws for 2022? Highway Code update: pedestrians & cyclists have priority Stricter rules on mobile phone use in vehicles Local councils could enforce minor traffic offences instead of Police All motorists banned from parking on pavements Driving Licences to be taken off drug users Rules change on what you can […]

New Highway Codes Changes

23 December, 2021

EU Drivers Hours

Extension to Eu Drivers Hours

4 November, 2021

The relaxation to EU Drivers’ Hours Rules has been extended this time from 01/11/2021 until 09/01/2022. There is a difference in this extension though, the operator must meet the following criteria to be able to take advantage of the exemption – meaning that it is less likely to be used. The criteria are: Not completing […]

NLT Sponsor Safety First Inititive

28 October, 2021

HGV & PSV Laws to Change

25 October, 2021

Some rules about learning to drive an HGV and bus or coach are going to change on 15 November 2021 (subject to Parliamentary approval). The changes affect: what you’re allowed to learn to drive and take your driving test in how the driving test works What you can learn to drive and take your driving test in […]