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 […]
In contrast to the RHA – which looked outside the organisation to the transport industry for its new CEO – the FTA appointed its former finance and operations director David Wells to replace CEO Theo de Pencier when he announced his departure earlier this year.
The financial standing system should be completely reviewed when the UK leaves the EU, according to the FTA.
The government has confirmed that it plans to trial truck platoons on the UK’s strategic road network in the 2016 spring Budget.