The FTA has called on the government to protect infrastructure spending when it publishes its Spending Review this Wednesday (26 June). The review will cover the spending period starting from April 2015, and the FTA has urged chancellor George Osborne to maintain investment in transport infrastructure to ensure it can cope with the demands a return to growth will bring. The FTA has called for the chancellor to: Increase the focus on protecting existing assets and encourage a more strategic […]
A fourth consultation into London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) has launched, despite an FTA warning that the mayor’s initiative will not achieve zero vehicular harm.
Transport minister Robert Goodwill has called on the European Commission to consider introducing greater flexibility in the rules about Driver CPC (DCPC) training when it comes to the minimum seven-hour training periods currently required.
The Liberal Democrats have blamed Brexit and the subsequent fall in the value of the pound since the vote for a 5ppl increase in the cost of fuel over the period, something they claim will be a longer term trend despite the current respite in UK pump prices.