The deputy head of the FTA will talk about what the association believes are the five most pressing industry issues at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference. James Hookham will talk about the incoming apprenticeship levy and the financial burden it will have on industry businesses, as well as the number of premature deaths in the UK attributed to poor air quality and the industry’s part in this. Hookham will also discuss the Bath tipper case, which saw Grittenham Haulage owner […]
At an Innovation Workshop held ahead of the conference delegates heard some truly frightening statistics on the potential number of dangerously drivers at risk of sleep disorders – and some ways of detecting and solving the problem.
Both the FTA and the RHA have now urged the chancellor to prioritise cutting fuel duty and ensuring the HGV Road User Levy does not negatively impact on UK operators.