September 2015

Rob welcomes Government moves to recognise self-regulation by vehicle recovery operators

ROB, a member of Parliament’s Transport Select Committee, has welcomed Government moves to recognise self-regulation by vehicle recovery operators.

The MP (pictured) spoke after a senior adviser at the Department for Transport (DfT) said officials wanted to develop the industry’s Recovery Standard rather than force it to accept the DfT’s Operator Licence.

Transport Select Committee member Rob "delighted" after colleagues agree to investigate road haulage driver shortage

ROB, a member of Parliament’s Transport Select Committee, has expressed delight after colleagues agreed to launch an investigation into skills and workforce planning in the road haulage sector.

He said the inquiry into the Government’s response to concerns over the shortage of skilled drivers was “great news for those of us who’ve long demanded greater recognition for this industry”.