The industry’s two main trade associations have welcomed the start of a trial in Liverpool designed to test the effect on congestion of removing the city’s bus lanes. The trial, which began on 21 October, will last nine months and sees all Liverpool’s bus lanes being suspended – along with the £700m a year they generate in fines on motorists. Commenting on the start of the trial, Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson said the move would establish whether bus lanes in […]
The road transport industry is being urged to play its part in attracting more women to the sector by entering this year’s Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. “The annual awards, sponsored this year by the FTA, demonstrate that the sector suits women and is one in which they can excel,” said Maxine Benson, co-founder of Everywoman. “The awards prove that there are no limits for women in transport and logistics – all previous winners having made an outstanding contribution […]
The road haulage industry boosted its efficiency last year, according to new statistics from the DfT.
The government has quashed hopes for a new HGV driving Trailblazer apprenticeship by rejecting the standards for a third time.