Transport organisations have welcomed news of a relaxation in enforcement of the driver’s hours rules today in light of recent problems for cross-Channel freight vehicles, but have been split in their reactions to the detail of the change. Earlier today, the DfT said it had agreed an immediate relaxation of enforcement of EU drivers’ hours rules for cross-Channel commercial vehicle traffic in Europe and UK vehicle operators based in Kent whose journeys were affected by recent disruption. The temporary relaxation […]
The FTA is aiming to “revolutionise” the status of transport managers through a range of continuous professional development courses that will be recognised across the industry.
The DVLA has extended the time period that third parties can view a driver’s licence records via an online code from 72 hours to 21 days in a “victory for common sense”.
The FTA has rejected the London Assembly’s call for a rush-hour lorry ban in the capital, saying it is no “silver bullet” for improving safety.