The FTA has accused the government of “dragging its feet” over O-licence reform, two years after a review into the traffic commissioners’ (TCs) work was published. James Firth, the FTA’s head of licensing policy and compliance information, said it was disappointed that a review of the legislation governing the O-licensing regime was not announced in the Queen’s speech last week. The DfT had identified a review of road transport licensing legislation as an area that needed taking forward in its […]
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Freight Transport will call for an extension to the student loans system and cheaper insurance for young drivers to address the HGV driver shortage in its first skills report, MT can reveal.
Almost every operator in Northern Ireland that should have a restricted O-licence has been issued one, three years after updated O-licensing rules came into force.