The level of financial standing standard O-licence holders will have to demonstrate is likely to increase in 2017, due to the drop in the value of the pound against the euro. The FTA estimated that the financial standing rate will increase by around 15% from 1 January, taking it from £6,650 to £7,800 for the first vehicle, and from £3,700 to £4,300 for each additional vehicle. Under EU law, the rate is set at €9,000 for the first vehicle and €5,000 for subsequent […]
The FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards has had a birthday makeover for its 10th anniversary, with a list of brand new categories for next year’s event.
The FTA has welcomed a new safety initiative by insurance firm Aviva aimed at reducing the number of collisions between cyclists and LGVs – but has stressed that cyclist safety is not just a matter for truck operators.
A “trail blazing” scheme for hauliers that pays £75 for each container moved by rail has expanded to offer a coastal and short sea shipping solution as well.