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 […]
Trade associations and the UK government have given a qualified welcome to the publication of the EC’s no-deal contingency plan for transport, which appears to address some of the access concerns for international haulage.
Industry bodies are to collaborate on a new joint initiative to promote the road haulage industry, with a focus on improving its public image and attracting more employees.
Trade associations have criticised the no deal Brexit papers published today, accusing the contingency plans of falling far short of what would be required to keep Britain trading.