The RHA and FTA have welcomed a consultation into exempting mechanics that drive goods vehicles to test centres from the scope of the Driver CPC. The DSA launched the consultation after the associations wrote to roads minister Stephen Hammond, expressing concerns that the estimated 30,000 technicians nationwide would not be able to complete the training before the 2014 deadline. RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning said: “In our view, the intention of the EU Legislation has always been that it applies […]
The government is considering a trial of 25-metre double artics on Britain’s roads as part of a wider multi-modal transport strategy.
A Transport Committee report on the government’s plans to roll out 300 miles of all-lane running to UK motorways was “too cautious”, the RHA has said.
Operators have painted a mixed picture of the sector as they look to gradually restart their businesses. So should they be preparing for an upturn in the months ahead? Or are they bracing themselves for a second wave?