The FTA has had its Truck and Van Excellence audits approved by TfL as meeting the latter’s work-related road risk (WRRR) requirements, a status previously held only by Fors. Previously hauliers wishing to work on TfL contracts had to be Fors bronze or equivalent accredited to meet the WRRR requirements. The association is calling the extended audits, which include additional items to meet the WRRR requirements, Truck/Van Excellence +TfL. James Hookham, deputy chief executive at the FTA, said the schemes […]
Direct Vision Standard is no “silver bullet” to tackling HGV and cyclist collision, say industry bodies
The mayor’s Direct Vision Standard plans that will ban ‘off-road’ specification lorries from entering the capital by 2020 should be part of a balanced approach to tackling road safety, and not just penalise the road haulage sector, trade associations have said.
Commercial vehicle rental company Fraikin has made its biggest annual purchase of rental vehicles in a decade, with a three-phase order plan worth £13m for 2015 already underway.
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.