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Cleanest lorries will pay less to use UK roads

Cleanest lorries will pay less to use UK roads

Haulage firms will benefit from a cheaper fee if they use less polluting lorries in plans to improve air quality across the UK. From February next year (2019), lorries meeting the latest Euro VI emissions standards will be eligible for a 10% reduction in the cost of the Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) levy. The cleanest lorries generate 80% […]

Focale’s Urban Driving Course – FORS Approved

We are pleased to announce that Focale’s CPC course entitled ‘Urban Driving – Protecting Vulnerable Road Users’ has now been FORS approved for Work Related Road Risk Requirement (WRRR). The WRRR ensures that all drivers have the knowledge, skills and attitude required to recognise, assess, manage and reduce the risks that their vehicle poses to […]

Government in £12million bid to stop illegal immigrants in Calais coming to Britain

The Government will commit £12 million to try to stop illegal immigrants in Calais coming to Britain. Home Secretary Theresa May and her French counterpart Bernard Cazeneuve have agreed to a plan to help boost security at the French port and educate migrants about ‘the reality of illegal migration and its consequences in the UK’ […]

Driver CPC Prize Freeze

We are freezing the cost of our Driver CPC Training – Book your next 5 years of training now. For a limited period any customers who place a deposit for their next 5 courses for Sept 2014 – Sept 2019 will have the price of their training frozen at 2014 prices. Deposits and provisional training […]

Efficient Training Solution For New whg Fleet

Training awareness sessions have helped more than 230 whg colleagues to get back to work safely following the delivery of over 200 commercial vehicles. Focale Training, in partnership with whg, was tasked with the design and delivery of unique and time efficient awareness sessions for the whg repairs teams as part of whg’s commitment to […]

Demolition Driver CPC Course Launched

Lorry drivers in the Demolition industry now have access to a new Demolition specific Driver CPC Training course thanks to Cheshire based Focale Training. The course, which provides 7 hours of Driver CPC Training, was written in response to industry demand and developed by Focale in association with the National Demolition Training Group. North East […]

Free Back to Work Training

Free CPC Courses for Unemployed LGV Drivers

They say there’s no such thing as ‘free’ training – well that has changed thanks to Focale Training’s latest promotion. Throughout July 2013 Focale are offering unemployed LGV drivers the chance to attend some of  their Driver CPC courses for free. These courses will be available to a limited number of LGV drivers within the […]

MPG Calculator

Following on from the success of our Eco-driving course many drivers have asked if we can supply a simple form to collect fuel data. We are always happy to help and the form can be downloaded by following the link below. Miles Per Gallon Calculator Thanks to all those who have enjoyed the course so […]