Automated Delivery Increased with AGVs

May 2001
Logistics & Transport Focus;May2001, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p22
Trade Publication
Steve Eburne, chairman and managing director of the J. Coates Ltd., gave a presentation to the members of the Freight Transport Special Interest Group of the Institute of Logistics and Transport, in 2002. He started by outlining the European Commission's key proposals on compulsary training for large goods vehicles drivers. According to the proposals drivers will not work as professional drivers until completing basic training, drivers will not start basic training until they have attained a full driving license, basic training takes either 420 hours or 210 hours, training must follow a prescribed syllabus, basic training will include both common and specific parts and those delivering training will be subject to approval and standards monitoring arrangements.


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