TfL is to step away from the day-to-day running of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) and bring in a private party on a commercial basis, in a move that suggests operators will soon face a fee to be part of the initiative. Fors has been put out to tender, with TfL looking to appoint a private company to take control of the management and development of the scheme. The successful bidder will potentially operate Fors for up to seven […]
The legacy of last year’s successful Olympic and Paralympic Games will be collaboration, according to the head of the FTA.
The government has confirmed that it plans to trial truck platoons on the UK’s strategic road network in the 2016 spring Budget.
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 […]