The FTA has welcomed the publication of more detailed information for operators ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in July. More information has now been published, including: the games route network, local area traffic and management plans, affected postcodes, and delivering to venues guide. The FTA pushed for a postcoded set of restrictions following the publication of information that it regarded as “not complete in the format the freight industry needs to work with” last month. Head of policy for […]
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 […]
The industry’s two main trade associations have welcomed the start of a trial in Liverpool designed to test the effect on congestion of removing the city’s bus lanes.
Current efforts to resolve the driver shortage will not be enough to prevent the looming skills crisis, the Transport Committee has said.