• CHARGING SCHEMES

    FTA has reacted with extreme disappointment to TfL’s decision to reintroduce all London road charging with immediate effect. FTA’s head of urban policy says, the decision will have a detrimental impact on the distribution sector’s […]

     
  • Scania #TransportHeroes

    SCANIA (Great Britain) Ltd is sending out its hospitality trailer to serve complimentary refreshments to the truck drivers (#TransportHeroes) who are helping to keep the country moving. A full menu of refreshments will be on […]

     
  • Flexible Furlough

    NEW government furlough rules will help firms manage irregular workloads as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 crisis, said the RHA. The chancellor has announced that workers furloughed on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) […]

     
  • CAT C+E Apprenticeship Standard Approved

    FTA HAS learned that the long awaited LGD Driver Apprenticeship Standard for Cat C+E licences, is to be published this summer. Mags Simpson, policy manager at FTA said: ‘The standard cannot come quickly enough for […]

     
  • RHA Roadworthiness Testing Issues

    RHA CHIEF executive, Richard Burnett has written to roads minister Baroness Vere strongly voicing concerns over roadworthiness testing. ‘Even before COVID-19 took hold we were concerned about the relaxation of testing and DVSA’s approach. At […]

     
  • Hauliers Need Government Help

     THE RHA has urged the government to do more to help hauliers recover from the COVID-19 crisis. RHA surveys have revealed that thousands of hauliers risk going bust as many parts of the supply chain […]