The industry must present its Brexit wishes to government with a united voice in the lead up to the UK’s exit from the EU, MP Rob Flello has said. Speaking at Motor Transport’s Brexit Debate earlier this week, the MP for Stoke-on-Trent South (pictured) said government would only listen to the industry’s needs if it could agree on what those needs were. He told delegates: “This industry has got to have a single voice. Whatever discussions and passionate disagreements there […]
The FTA has reiterated its warning that with the Driver CPC deadline now reached, the road transport industry is facing not only a short-term driver shortage but a more serious underlying recruitment problem.
11) Violeta Bulc Title: European Commissioner for Transport Slovenian Bulc was described by the press as “not your average commissioner” – she has studied as a shaman and is a trained fire-walker and wrote a blog about her interest in positive energy forces. That to one side… she’s the most influential power when it comes to transport in Brussels.
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has thrown its weight behind the recent EU vote to allow truck manufacturers to exceed current maximum weight and dimensions limits. IOSH described the vote in favour as “a major step in the right direction to reduce deaths and major injuries on the road”.