The Home Affairs Committee has said it cannot see how the government will fulfil its promise to deliver 100% exit checks at Britain’s major cross-Channel terminals. The checks, due to start on 8 April, will allow the government to confirm travellers’ exit from the UK, which will help it monitor immigration and allow police to track known criminals and terrorists. In a report entitled ‘The work of the Immigration Directorates: Calais’ released last week, the Home Affairs Committee said the […]
The FTA has urged operators to join its Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) to strengthen its efforts to avoid government action over commercial vehicle emissions. Evidence from the scheme, which published its second annual report this week, will be submitted to the DfT’s Freight Review later this year. The FTA hopes the evidence will convince the review – which is looking at the efforts the sector is making to cut emissions – that there is no need to regulate to […]
Highways England failing hauliers over its management of the Strategic Road Network, new report finds
Poor road conditions and a failure to open major routes after incidents has led to low levels of satisfaction among hauliers about how motorways and A-roads meet their needs.
Around 34% of transport managers intend to quit within five years, a new survey from the FTA has found.