The FTA has welcomed the advent of “improved” mirrors for new HGVs from next year, describing them as a commonsense approach to boosting road safety. Christopher Snelling, head of national and regional policy at the FTA, said: “We’re very happy with this as it’s exactly the sort of approach to safety we want. “This is how to make real gains. Incremental improvements that are not disruptive to business.” Snelling said that the “improved mirrors” would be a marked improvement and […]
Tariff-free access to the single market and the ability to hire non-UK drivers are the key issues for hauliers as the industry faces Brexit, according to a survey by the FTA.
The government has revealed its intention to double cycling activity in the UK by 2025, publishing a ten-year plan setting out its goal.
FTA chief executive Theo de Pencier is to join transport watchdog Passenger Focus, the organisation that will be scrutinising the performance of Highways England, which goes live next month.