The FTA has welcomed the publication of more detailed information for operators ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in July. More information has now been published, including: the games route network, local area traffic and management plans, affected postcodes, and delivering to venues guide. The FTA pushed for a postcoded set of restrictions following the publication of information that it regarded as “not complete in the format the freight industry needs to work with” last month. Head of policy for […]
The HGV driver shortage is still rife, the FTA has warned, after its latest quarterly industry survey found almost a third of operators are facing long-term recruitment delays.
The FTA has reiterated its warning that with the Driver CPC deadline now reached, the road transport industry is facing not only a short-term driver shortage but a more serious underlying recruitment problem.