As many as a third of operators in Northern Ireland who should have a restricted operator’s licence don’t have one, the DVA has revealed. According to the DVA, there were 2,914 restricted operator’s licences in force in Northern Ireland in the first quarter of 2014, and 1,113 temporary permits awaiting conversion to a restricted licence – 4,027 in all. The total is little changed from that in the first quarter of 2013, when there were 993 restricted licences in force […]
The logistics sector has successfully won a place on the next wave of the Trailblazer apprenticeship scheme .
Drivers benefitted from above-average, above-inflation wage increases this year as operators looked to secure a labour force against the background of the driver shortage.
Any charges for using the new Lower Thames Crossing must be similar to those at Dartford if the new route is to effectively relieve congestion, the FTA has warned.