FTA chief executive Theo de Pencier is to join transport watchdog Passenger Focus, the organisation that will be scrutinising the performance of Highways England, which goes live next month. De Pencier will begin a four-year term at the organisation, which will be renamed Transport Focus, on 1 May. He will step down from his role at the FTA at the end of April, with current finance and IT director David Wells taking over the reins at the association. His appointment […]
The haulage industry has slammed the DfT and Highways England for failing to give hauliers advance warning of a series of overnight closures on the M26, which began last week. Carol Millett
The RHA and FTA have welcomed a consultation into exempting mechanics that drive goods vehicles to test centres from the scope of the Driver CPC. Ashleigh Wight
Fuel duty has been frozen for a fifth year in a row in today’s Budget.