11) Violeta Bulc Title: European Commissioner for Transport Slovenian Bulc was described by the press as “not your average commissioner” – she has studied as a shaman and is a trained fire-walker and wrote a blog about her interest in positive energy forces. That to one side… she’s the most influential power when it comes to transport in Brussels. In March she outlined Directive 2013/0195 – more commonly referred to as the EU rules that will allow more aerodynamic lorries. […]
TfL has today (4 October) revealed its Out-of-Hours Consortium, as well as officially announcing new out-of-hours delivery trials will be up and running in London within months.
Government plans requiring UK employers to conduct immediate “right to work” checks on all EU staff in the event of a no-deal Brexit are unworkable and could spell catastrophe for the logistics supply chain, according to the FTA.
A promise by the government to splash out with the “biggest ever investment” in roads is still not enough to plug a backlog in maintenance, with billions more needed, according to the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA).