The FTA has welcomed the approval by Transport MEPs of draft truck design rule changes, which will allow manufacturers to exceed current maximum length and weight dimensions. Voting today (Tuesday 18 March), MEPS from the Transport Committee of the European Parliament approved a package of measures that will allow for more innovative truck designs. The draft regulations will allow longer truck cabs if they are designed to slash emissions – for example by improving aerodynamics – or to prevent accidents, […]
The long-awaited driver apprenticeship standard for Cat C+E licences is due to be published this summer, according to the FTA.
Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald has retained his post as shadow transport secretary, surviving the latest Labour party cabinet reshuffle.
New figures from Northern Ireland’s Department of the Environment (DOE) suggest there are still many operators who should hold restricted operating licences there but do not, after changes to the operator licensing scheme back in 2012.