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 […]
TNT Express’s Caroline Rose was named Woman of the Year at the 2016 FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards.
Operators can now apply for the new round of permits to run longer semi-trailers (LSTs), as part of the extension to the trial announced earlier this year.
After the Conservative party fell eight seats short of an overall majority, resulting in a hung parliament in the general election, the FTA has called for a new government to review its decision to leave the EU customs union.