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28 03, 2020

Driver CPC – The Professional Driver – An Overview

Why should I attend this course? We always design our Driver CPC sessions to be informative, engaging and up to date and this session is no exception. Our industry is packed full of rules, regulations and laws, all of which could land you in trouble if they are not adhered to so, let’s have [...]

Driver CPC – The Professional Driver – An Overview
19 02, 2020

Social Media & Mental Health

Having just seen some really worrying posts on a Facebook site for commercial vehicle drivers I felt I had to look further into how social media can affect our performance at work however, not long into my first lines I heard of the tragic passing of Caroline Flack, a well known TV presenter and [...]

Social Media & Mental Health
28 01, 2020

Using Smart Motorways

Smart Motorways - What do we need to know to keep safe? I have been of the opinion for many years that Smart, Dynamic and ALR (All lanes running) motorways offer very little protection for motorists involved in breakdowns and many of the varied situations we could find ourselves in on todays busy motorway [...]

Using Smart Motorways
4 01, 2020

Award in Education & Training (AET)

A healthy and happy 2020 from all of us at TLCT Spending the holidays with friends and family brings it home to us how important this time together is to our health and well-being. Sharing time with loved ones strengthens the bonds between both friends and family. The laughter and tears bring us closer [...]

Award in Education & Training (AET)
3 01, 2020

Every Mind Matters

Help and advice from the NHS on how to maintain good mental health. This weekend will see fixtures at most football grounds across the country kick off one minute late as part of the NHS campaign Every Mind Matters. Every Mind Matters is highlighting the fact we all need to take time to reflect [...]

Every Mind Matters
1 01, 2020

Driver Health, Safety & Wellbeing

As we get closer to the New Year, many of us will make resolutions to get fitter, lose weight, stop smoking and drinking amongst other things but, how do you carry on the good work and keep your resolve going? For me, I try and keep in mind why I made the effort in [...]

Driver Health, Safety & Wellbeing
1 01, 2020

Bridge Strikes – Why and How?

Bridge strikes seem to be a hot topic yet again and we still ask the questions ‘How and Why did it happen’? The Traffic Commissioners recent report states that bridge strikes are now at an unacceptable level and that action will be taken on those not putting steps in place to stop the trend. [...]

Bridge Strikes – Why and How?
9 12, 2019

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is now slowly becoming a part of everyday life and thankfully it seems to be taking hold in the workplace. When you think of Mental Health First Aid, what springs to mind? Is it helping or understanding someone’s mental health issues, offering advice, signposting people to the correct treatment? Employers [...]

Mental Health First Aid
17 10, 2019

The Award in Education & Training; It’s the future!

Does your work get you down? Do you feel that you are in a rut with the same old routine? Then why not take the plunge and change direction? Either completely or just enough to make that difference. A good life work balance is so important to our mental health. Thankfully I realised just [...]

The Award in Education & Training; It’s the future!