The FTA and RHA joined forces at a Treasury meeting last Friday (20 Feb) to push for immediate government funding towards the cost of training and licence acquisition for new HGV drivers. A joint statement issued by both associations said the Treasury got a “clear message” that the road transport industry is facing an unprecedented situation that needed urgent government intervention and an immediate cash injection if impact on the UK economy is to be minimised. The statement added: “Grants […]
No-deal Brexit: Border controls to be ditched and emergency measures enacted, as UK runs out of time
A no-deal Brexit will see border controls ditched and emergency measures to control queues put in place, the National Audit Office (NAO) has warned.
The DVSA has confirmed it is to publish three new forms of guidance on load security. This will comprise a guide for vehicle operators, a leaflet aimed at drivers, and a series of instructional videos.
The long-awaited driver apprenticeship standard for Cat C+E licences is due to be published this summer, according to the FTA.