The organisers of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games have said they have released details regarding the Games Route Network (GRN) but the Freight Transport Association has said its members still require more information. A GRN is a requirement for any city chosen to host the Games and will ensure 6,500 athletes and officials are able to get to venues across the City of Glasgow and in neighbouring towns over its 11 day span. It comes at the cost of £4.5m and […]
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.
Both the RHA and the FTA have slammed JAUPT’s unilateral decision to change the procedure governing Driver CPC course approval, stating its new diktat will not improve standards but could cause further reputational damage. The associations have gone on the offensive after course approvals body JAUPT wrote to training providers this month, stating copies of all presentations and documents used to deliver Driver CPC courses would, effective immediately, now need to be sent to it at the course approval stage. […]