A reshuffle of the DfT ministers has moved Claire Perry away from her responsibility for freight and logistics, despite her moving into the role just six months ago. She is replaced by Andrew Jones, Conservative MP for the Harrogate and Knaresborough area. Perry is to take responsibility for rail in her new position. The new line up follows the re-appointment of Patrick McLoughlin as secretary of state for transport last week. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon has also joined the department, […]
Traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell stepped down because she felt the TCs did not receive sufficient support from the government.
The FTA has welcomed a new safety initiative by insurance firm Aviva aimed at reducing the number of collisions between cyclists and LGVs – but has stressed that cyclist safety is not just a matter for truck operators.
The EU Parliament has given its final approval to new rules forcing the establishment of more electric vehicle recharging points and alternative fuel stations across Europe.