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 […]
The FTA has welcomed the advent of “improved” mirrors for new HGVs from next year, describing them as a commonsense approach to boosting road safety.
The FTA says the passing into law of Northern Ireland’s new O-licensing regime will help remove “cowboy” firms from the road. The Goods Vehicles Licensing of Operators Transport Bill was passed by the Northern Ireland Assembly yesterday (11 June), ushering in a new era of governance in the territory. The FTA has campaigned for the introduction of the regime, along with other industry partners, for years, believing better enforcement will benefit those running compliant freight businesses in the region. From […]
Plans to ban LGVs from entering London during the busiest times of the day could be adopted by other cities across the UK, experts have said.