The FTA has urged the organisers of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer to urgently provide information to allow hauliers to plan for disruption during the completion period. In a letter to Glasgow 2014 the association has requested detailed information outlining the impact the Commonwealth Games will have on the transport network in the city. This includes the expected congestion and what roads are forecast to be affected and when; how public transport will be affected; details of the […]
FairFuelUK (FFUK) founder Peter Carroll has taken up a new role as special adviser to chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander.
There must be greater separation of cyclists from other traffic, more education of the risk large vehicles pose, and continuing efforts by LGV operators to enhance vehicle safety if more cycling deaths are to be avoided.
Twelve former drivers at North Cumbria haulage firm Ross International have had their HGV licences revoked after they used various devices to falsify their driving records. After driver conduct hearings in Carlisle, Glasgow and Warrington, traffic commissioner for Scotland Joan Aitken and deputy TCs for the North West of England, Patrick Mulvenna and Simon Evans, disqualified the drivers – all from the north of England and Scotland – for between nine and 18 months A joint investigation by DVSA and […]