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 […]
The industry is in danger of losing tens of millions of pounds worth of training funding as the spending cut off for the apprenticeship levy looms.
The BVRLA has welcomed the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy, which comes into effect today (1 April) and means that foreign-registered lorries will have to pay to travel on UK roads.
Transport for London (TfL) has released its Olympic Freight Journey Planner, to help operators navigate the disruption London 2012 will bring this summer. The Pie Mapping developed planner calculates the most appropriate route for operators to take during the Games period based on the date and time of day and the vehicle’s dimensions. Although free to all, the journey planner offers further functionality to members of TfL’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme. This includes the ability to save your routes, chosen […]