A balanced approach to enforcement for all road users was a key message to emerge from speakers at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference on Tuesday (2 June). It is also imperative that all road users addressed road safety issues to reduce serious or fatal incidents, said Rob Lowe from TfL’s on-street enforcement team: “We realise that a reduction in HGV-related KSIs cannot be achieved just by bashing the freight industry. All road users must be fully aware of […]
The RHA and FTA have expressed their frustration at the government’s failure to back calls for an HGV driver training fund in the Autumn Statement, and criticised the absence of a dedicated driving apprenticeship.
Scottish hauliers are up in arms about the “horrendous” extra costs they face because of the HGV ban on the Forth Road Bridge, which has been extended until the end of February.
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