• Clean Air Zone Postponement

    IN RESPONSE to news that the government is postponing the introduction of all Clean Air Zone (CAZs) until 2021, Natalie Chapman, head of urban policy at FTA commented;  ‘FTA has been urging government to delay […]

  • Delivering PPE

    THE HAULAGE industry can quickly deliver the PPE health workers need in the fight against COVID-19, said RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett. But furlough rules were preventing thousands of drivers from helping move the life-saving […]

  • European Driver Shortage Crisis Forecast

    THE LATEST European report from the IRU points to the commercial freight driver shortage on the continent rising to 36% in 2020, that’s a 13% increase in this year alone. According to IRU’s report, Poland […]

  • New Hydrogen Refuelling Station in Edinburgh

    A NEW public hydrogen refuelling station has opened at Wallyford, less than a mile off the A1 and eight miles east of Edinburgh. The Logan Energy station supplies vans, trucks and buses with hydrogen at […]

  • RHA Slams Clean Air Zones

    THE RHA is calling for the government to reform its clean air zone (CAZ) policy as a matter of urgency, condemning the current approach as expensive, inflexible and ineffective. Criticising the adverse impact it has […]

  • Virus Protocol Needed For Home Delivery Fleets

    A PROTOCOL is needed to ensure that home delivery fleets do not place drivers or the public at additional risk from coronavirus, said management specialist FleetCheck. These fleets could serve an essential role in the […]

  • Continued Truck Maintenance Vital For Uptime

    REGULAR truck maintenance checks have become even more essential following the DVSA’s decision to suspend MOTs for commercial vehicles for three months, said commercial vehicle sales and leasing specialist MV Commercial. Steven Cairns, managing director, […]

  • FTA Launches Online Operator Licensing Training

    THE FTA has launched an online version of the Operator Licence Awareness Training Course (OLAT) so operators can continue vital compliance training under the government’s ‘social distancing’ rules. The e-OLAT will form one of six […]