TfL’s Safer Lorries Scheme, which is being developed with support from London Councils, has entered its final consultation phase and is on track to go live next summer. The scheme will require vehicles over 3.5-tonnes to have side-guards and improved mirrors fitted when entering the capital, or initially face a fixed penalty fine of arounfd £50. Earlier this month TfL mandated this as a requirement of Bronze Fors. The Safer Lorries Scheme will operate around the clock and cover, through […]
The closure of the Forth Bridge will have cost the industry an estimated £16m by the new year, despite the DfT’s decison to relax drivers’ hour laws.
Another member of quality benchmarking scheme Fors has had its wrists slapped in a public inquiry (PI).
The FTA has welcomed the decision to extend the longer semi-trailer trial in both scope and length.