The FTA has urged the government not to enforce driving licence checks once paper counterparts are abolished on 8 June, as the proposed online replacement is still not a viable alternative for fleet operators. New FTA chief executive David Wells has written to DVLA chief executive Oliver Morley telling him that the new online system will make driver licence checking extremely difficult for freight operators, and needs to be reconsidered as a matter of urgency. “Freight operators – which employ […]
DHL Supply Chain will insure itself while running autonomous trucks in the Transport Research Laboratory’s (TRL) £8.1m trial of platooning trucks in the UK.
Former RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning has said he does not expect to see “wholesale changes” to the way the traffic commissioners (TCs) operate after being appointed as a special advisor to a government review into their role.
The FTA has called for so-called ‘delegated examiners’ to be allowed to conduct vocational driving tests in the place of regular DVSA test examiners.