The head of road freight and transport policy at the FTA has predicted a hectic final year ahead for Driver CPC, but believes the industry can ultimately meet the challenge. With effectively 12 months until the 10 September 2014 deadline for LGV drivers to have completed their 35 hours of Driver CPC training, FTA’s James Firth said while there is a lot of ground to cover, the training sector has the capacity to cope. “Industry [both PCV and LGV] has […]
Three men convicted of “industrial scale” tachograph manipulation have been jailed for a total of nine years at Preston Crown Court.
The FTA has warned that a proposed low emission zone for Birmingham, along with a road user charging scheme, lorry restrictions and greater implementation of consolidation centres put forward by the city council, could have a damaging effect on freight deliveries in and around the city.
A plan by Hampshire County Council to cut freight movements across the county’s highways by banning truck movements on Sundays has been slammed by the RHA.