Brake awards IRTE

IRTE’s technician licensing scheme for the road transport industry, irtec, has been recognised in road safety charity Brake’s Fleet Safety Awards. The organisation is an advocate of rigorous vehicle maintenance, including the training and qualification of vehicle technicians and irtec was highly commended in Brake’s Safe Vehicles Award. Professional Engagement Manager at Brake, Roslyn Cumming, […]

New CTA Chief Exec’

Bill Freeman has been appointed the new Community Transport Association (CTA) Chief Executive. He succeeds Keith Halstead, who moved to the National Trust for Scotland earlier this year. Bill is currently director of services and business development at NAVCA (the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action) and was previously Chief Executive at the British […]

‘Sleep Apnoea and Driving, the facts’

In light of recent accidents involving coach drivers and undiagnosed Sleep Apnoea, the DVLA and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) Partnership Group have collaborated with clinicians and the haulage industry to develop a Q&A document on Sleep Apnoea. Entitled ‘Sleep Apnoea and Driving, the facts’, it provides answers to the most commonly asked questions surrounding driving […]


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