The DVLA appears to have postponed plans to abolish the driving licence paper counterpart from 1 January, yielding to concerns the new system would introduce unnecessary complexities. According to the FTA, the DfT confirmed the delay in an informal exchange with it in early December but gave no reason for the postponement or any fresh target date for abolition. The BVRLA has separately confirmed the news and said it was told abolition would now take place in the spring. A […]
An attempt to introduce £200 parking fines on the Olympic Route Network (ORN) and beyond has been defeated. Operators working in the capital during the Games this summer had faced a hike in Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) from £130 to £200 on the ORN. They had also faced the prospect of the fines being extended beyond the ORN to nearby roads, after London’s boroughs decided it would help tackle congestion adjacent to the route. While trade groups, including the FTA […]
Cemex has launched an Apprentice Driver Scheme for 18 to 23-year-olds, and is on the hunt for 12 candidates for this year’s intake.
Fleet operators making deliveries into London will be hit by a steep 17% price increase for entering the Congestion Charge from next month, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed today (28 May).