Compliance levels in Northern Ireland have continued to improve, the latest figures from the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA) show. According to the DVA’s latest compliance survey, 640 goods vehicles over 3.5 tonne GVW were examined in random roadside checks in Northern Ireland in 2013-2014 with just 20% (128) being issued with a prosecution, prohibition or fixed penalty notice as a result of a roadworthiness defect or traffic offence. This rate of non-compliance compares favourably with previous years, in particular […]
As 2014 draws to a close, MT.co.uk looks back at the stories you wanted to read. There were shocks, surprises and startling revalations galore in the road transport industry, but what were the ten stories that attracted the most attention? Here’s a clue: Seafield, Stobart and shortages dominated…
The government will “look into funding support” for hauliers to recruit and train new drivers as part of George Osborne’s 2015-16 budget plan.
The FTA has criticised a university’s decision to cut Northern Ireland’s only transportation-specific courses.