An influential group of MPs has slammed the Welsh government for effectively ignoring a cross-industry group set up to deliver the country’s freight strategy. In its Crossing the Border report, the Commons’ Welsh Affairs Committee said it was disappointed that the Welsh government had failed to convene a meeting of the Wales Freight Group between 2010 and 2012. It said: “It had denied the freight industry a key mechanism to interact with the Welsh government and other key stakeholders.” Giving […]
The closure of the Forth Bridge will have cost the industry an estimated £16m by the new year, despite the DfT’s decison to relax drivers’ hour laws.
Training course providers have reacted with scepticism to a new DVSA recommendation that they should include one hour on vulnerable road users (VRUs) in every Driver CPC periodic training course from next year.
An investigation by Motortransport.co.uk has uncovered that J O’Doherty Haulage is just one of many Fors members to have had action taken against them in a public inquiry (PI) in recent times, raising further questions about the credibility of the quality benchmarking scheme.