The FTA has called on the UK government not to act upon Prime Minister Theresa May’s previous promise to take “no deal rather than a bad deal”, as Brexit negotiations formally begin today (19 June). Instead, the association called for the government to keep an open mind during the negotiations and to prioritise trade and logistics to ensure freight can continue to move freely throughout Europe. Pauline Bastidon, FTA head of European policy, said: “Leaving the EU without a deal […]
The RHA and FTA have warned that hauliers operating under the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) face extra costs and unnecessary legislation if proposed changes go ahead.
Employers, not just their employees, will find themselves before Britain’s traffic commissioners (TCs) if drivers have not completed their periodic training by September 2014. Speaking at the RHA National Training Conference last week in Birmingham, senior TC Beverley Bell made clear her support for continuous professional development, stating “driver training is essentially about investing in your staff”. Bell set out the position of the TCs in regards to the fast-approaching deadline for those granted grandfather rights to complete their Driver […]
Princess Anne, patron of charity Transaid, will be attending this year’s Multimodal to participate in a discussion organised by the FTA.