A confidential reporting system where transport employees can flag up safety concerns is being introduced into the road haulage industry. Ciras, which has been used for 20 years by railway operators, is a not-for-profit, independent member organisation governed by a committee of industry representatives. It was launched in 1996 to provide confidential reporting for employees working at ScotRail. It provides a mechanism for members’ staff to raise a safety issue, in confidence, which is then taken to the employer to […]
The financial standing system should be completely reviewed when the UK leaves the EU, according to the FTA.
The FTA has voiced concern over London Councils’ proposals to require all HGVs of 18-plus tonnes to fit extra mirrors and sideguards to comply with the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).
The head of road freight and transport policy at the FTA has predicted a hectic final year ahead for Driver CPC, but believes the industry can ultimately meet the challenge.