• Jail For Tacho Fraudsters

    THREE MEN convicted of industrial scale tachograph manipulation and money laundering offences have been sentenced to a total of nine years in prison at Preston Crown Court. The convictions were secured following a lengthy and […]

  • Earned Recognition A Digital Success Story

    FRAIKIN has been impressed with the benefits the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s (DVSA) earned recognition scheme has offered its customers as it approaches its first anniversary. As a founder member, and claiming to be […]

  • Tightened Rules On Self Employed Driver Status

    THE RECENT update to the Senior Traffic Commissioner’s Statutory Guidance documentation, relating to the topical issue of employment status and more specifically that of drivers, has raised many concerns. Jim Wright, employment law partner and […]

  • Diesel Driven Trucks To Die After 2040

    BRITAIN’S National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has recommended that there should be a ban on the sale of new diesel fuelled HGVs by 2040, to help the logistics sector become carbon free by 2050. And the […]

  • Electric Consignment Notes Trialled In West Europe

    A PILOT project grouping France, the Netherlands and the UK was handled in February and March involving Transports FIOLET in France, International Road Ferry in the Netherlands and Brian Yeardley Continental in the UK, under […]

  • FTA Fronts Debate On Scotland’s Economic Growth

    FTA IS holding a multimodal one day event, Logistics Scotland 2019, on 30 May 2019 in Falkirk, compiling a programme of speakers who will provide industry and government viewpoints affecting all modes of transport. ‘Scotland’s […]

  • Truckfest North East

    TRANSPORT NEWS Truckfest North East is surpassing the organiser’s expectations with a high level of support from the industry and hauliers, and the fantastic news is that Ice Road Trucker Todd Dewey is joining for […]

  • weekly rests in the cab

    THE FTA is disappointed that the European Parliament has decided not to reverse the ban on drivers taking their regular weekly rests in the cab even though the lack of appropriate facilities makes it virtually […]

  • BPW’s new disc brake, the TS2

    MORE THAN two million BPW ECO Disc brakes have been produced and it remains one of the most widely sold trailer disc brakes in Europe. Its success is due to the fact that BPW’s ECO […]


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