FTA: “There is no excuse for poor standards in truck and van fleets”


The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is urging operators to prioritise safety and compliance, following a Metropolitan Police operation in London on Monday (18 November), which saw more than 20% of lorries stopped issued with fixed penalty notices totalling £2,300. Of the 70 LGVs stopped in the police operation – which focused on some of the capital’s hotspots shared between lorry drivers and cyclists during rush hour – 15 were fined under safety grounds for reasons including drivers’ hours breaches and […]