A proposed new migrant camp in Dunkirk, just 30 miles from Calais, has been criticised by the RHA and the FTA. The French government is to commit a proposed £1.1m to the camp, which is located about five miles east of the port of Dunkirk. The RHA said the dangers faced by UK hauliers crossing the channel will double if the new camp goes ahead. RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said his greatest concern was that “the number of staff […]
The government has quashed hopes for a new HGV driving Trailblazer apprenticeship by rejecting the standards for a third time.
The deadline for entry into the FTA Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards has been extended. Those seeking to enter the competition, which recognises the achievements of women within logistics, now have until 5pm on the 18 February to do so.
The FTA has called for London’s councils to bring a “pragmatic” approach to carrying out their duties during the Olympics. The issue reignited at a Transport Select Committee session last month (23 May), after Catherine West, London Councils’ transport committee chairman, was asked by Paul Maynard MP to spell out what the councils’ “light touch” pledge would mean in the context of the Olympics. “Are you going to ensure certainty over how apply regulations, even if you apply them lightly?” […]