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 […]
FTA members have expressed safety fears over the government’s decision to allow heavier, faster agricultural vehicles on UK roads.
The chancellor has been criticised for not being bolder after he elected to freeze fuel duty in today’s Autumn Budget.
In contrast to the RHA – which looked outside the organisation to the transport industry for its new CEO – the FTA appointed its former finance and operations director David Wells to replace CEO Theo de Pencier when he announced his departure earlier this year.