The new government must support the industry in meeting clean air legislation and not villainise HGVs, according to the FTA’s election manifesto. The trade association’s head of national policy Christopher Snelling said government should “support freight and logistics operators as they work to comply with the latest Clean Air Zone regulations, and should not be using the industry as a scapegoat for a problem which is the responsibility of all”. He added that there is no environmental benefit to increasing […]
Concerns over the driver shortage and continuing growth in the economy could lead to above-inflation pay rises for 2015, the FTA has suggested.
In a speech earlier this month London Mayor Boris Johnson singled out the drivers’ hours rules as the type of European legislation that he would like to see removed if the United Kingdom left the EU.
London Councils is to push ahead with plans to change the conditions of the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to mandate the fitting of side guards and uprated mirrors to LGVs making deliveries in London