The Metropolitan Police are to speak at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference next month. The event plans to highlight and address the issues operators are to face in the coming two to three years, and will include a talk from the Met on HGV regulation and police enforcement. The talk, to be led by the Commercial Vehicle Unit’s Rob Beckers, will also address the upcoming London Safer Lorry Scheme and how it will be enforced across the city. […]
From 1 January, standard O-licence holders will be required to demonstrate an increased level of financial facilities, after the drop in the value of value of the pound following the EU referendum.
Local authorities across the country will be able to charge utility companies as much as £2,500 a day to work on roads in peak hours from next year.
The FTA has reiterated previous calls for action over migrant build-ups in northern France after a new rail freight service to the port of Calais was postponed due to safety concerns.