FORS is to increase the frequency of site audits that gold members are required to undertake.
Drivers who take their 45-hour weekly rest in their cab will face a £300 fine from 1 November, and may be required to restart their rest period.
The FTA has said it is important that the requirements for DVSA’s earned recognition scheme are realistic, but should still challenge participants to be exemplary operators.
The financial standing system should be completely reviewed when the UK leaves the EU, according to the FTA.
The DfT has achieved its original target of getting 1,800 longer semi-trailers on the roads, albeit almost five years after the scheme was first launched.
Companies have been invited to bid for up to £15m in funding to develop low emission technology for road freight vehicles.
Hargreaves Services is to “ration” expenditure in its logistics division after it suffered a 91% fall in operating profit last year due to competitive pressure.
Aldi Stores has been fined £1m after a driver needed two toes amputated following an incident with a powered pallet truck.
Traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell stepped down because she felt the TCs did not receive sufficient support from the government.
The FTA has accused the government of “dragging its feet” over O-licence reform, two years after a review into the traffic commissioners’ (TCs) work was published.