The FTA has voiced concern over London Councils’ proposals to require all HGVs of 18-plus tonnes to fit extra mirrors and sideguards to comply with the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS). A consultation has been launched today (20 Jan) asking for views on whether additional safety equipment should become mandatory on all HGVs making deliveries to 33 boroughs under the LLCS, which restricts night-time and weekend operations in the capital without a permit. There are currently 56,000 permit holders. London […]
The legacy of last year’s successful Olympic and Paralympic Games will be collaboration, according to the head of the FTA.
In contrast to the RHA – which looked outside the organisation to the transport industry for its new CEO – the FTA appointed its former finance and operations director David Wells to replace CEO Theo de Pencier when he announced his departure earlier this year.
Training course providers have reacted with scepticism to a new DVSA recommendation that they should include one hour on vulnerable road users (VRUs) in every Driver CPC periodic training course from next year.