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. A motion was unanimously agreed at City Hall yesterday proposing a series of measures to prevent incidents between HGVs and cyclists, including a ban of lorry movements during peak times following a full impact assessment. The FTA said improving safety of lorries on the capital’s roads would require action across a number of areas, including: improved […]
The Metropolitan Police are to speak at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference next month.
Trailblazer apprenticeships have long been mooted as a remedy for road transport’s skills crisis. However a Commons Select Committee has warned they have a worrying lack of focus and will not fill skills gaps unless they concentrate on sectors and regions where training is most needed.
Freight industry must not be ‘thrown to the wolves’ if government fails to deliver viable customs system
The road freight industry is in danger of being “thrown to the wolves” if the government fails to install a competent customs system in time for Brexit, the FTA warned this week.