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 […]
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.
Ford has become the latest CV manufacturer to sign up the FTA’s Van Excellence scheme. Launched in 2010, the voluntary scheme offers accreditation to those operators who can demonstrate high quality fleet management and systems compliance. Other CV manufacturers already signed up to Van Excellence, include Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Nissan, Fiat and Isuzu. “We’re delighted to welcome Ford as a Van Excellence Partner” says Mark Cartwright, FTA head of vans and LCVs. “Our manufacturer partners now represent over half of the […]
The DfT has achieved its original target of getting 1,800 longer semi-trailers on the roads, albeit almost five years after the scheme was first launched.