New guidance on the breaks required under the drivers’ hours and working time rules is to be published later this year by the DfT in an effort to address confusion between the two. The guide, which will be put together by a working group led by the FTA, was announced by transport minister Stephen Hammond this week. It should, he said, “help drivers better understand the rules, making compliance easier”. The decision is based on a report published at the […]
The FTA has given a guarded reaction to news that MPs have voted through Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan for the UK to leave the EU on 31 January 2020.
The government has ruled out funding HGV licence acquisitions to ease the current driver shortage in the UK, according to DfT minister Lord Ahmed.
Clean air zones must be expanded in towns and cities as part of measures to cut pollution levels as evidence mounts that high Covid-19 infection rates are linked to poor air quality.