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 […]
The DfT is asking for feedback on proposals to increase the time required between digital tachograph data downloads to 90 days. Currently the time limit is 56 days, but the increase would align it with Europe. The FTA said operators had not raised the current limit as an issue, but that it was conceivable it might aid operators regularly undertaking long-haul European work. Vosa was unable to respond to the suggestion put forward by industry sources that increasing the download […]
The FTA has warned that the supply chain is “set to disintegrate” if the status of European workers within the UK’s logistics sector is not settled as part of the ongoing Brexit negotiations.