A senior Transport for London (TfL) official has welcomed today’s launch of the newly formed Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), formed by the merger of Vosa and the DSA. Leon Daniels, MD, surface transport at TfL, said he believed the merger showed much promise, as it should reduce bureaucracy and improve communications. “We think our relationship with the new agency will be better than with the two previous agencies,” he added. The merger of the two former agencies followed […]
Road Haulage Association national chairman Peter Barber has announced that the association’s chief executive, Geoff Dunning, is to retire at the end of August.
A suggestion by new president of the Institute of Highway Engineers for the government to consider banning trucks from UK motorways on Sundays has been described as “out of touch” and “the last thing” the industry would want to see in the UK. Richard Hayes, who will became president of the IHE this week, says he will be writing to the roads minister, Mike Penning, to ask the Department for Transport (DfT) to investigate the issue as part of its […]
Uncertainty over EU workers’ future employment rights is a “major concern” given that 10% of the UK’s driver workforce is from the EU, the FTA has warned.