The FTA has poured cold water on suggestions that operators could perform annual roadworthiness tests on their own vehicles. Allowing operators with testing facilities to carry out MOTs on their own vehicles and those they maintain on behalf of others is a measure supported by the RHA and British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association, as a way of improving the testing system. But James Firth, head of road freight and enforcement policy at the FTA, told the Transport Select Committee […]
Trade associations have welcomed plans for a new secure zone in Calais for UK-bound HGVs but highlighted that more needs to be done to deal with the migrant crisis that has erupted in recent weeks.
The entry deadline for the the 2015 FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards has been extended until the 9 Febraury.