The financial standing system should be completely reviewed when the UK leaves the EU, according to the FTA. The association said it would be “absurd” for the UK to continue to require O-licence holders to demonstrate a level of finance set by European law post-Brexit on 29 March 2019. James Firth, the FTA’s head of licensing and compliance information, said: “Transition period or not, it would be absurd if the domestic UK road transport industry continued to be pegged to […]
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.
The FTA has rejected the London Assembly’s call for a rush-hour lorry ban in the capital, saying it is no “silver bullet” for improving safety.
After the Conservative party fell eight seats short of an overall majority, resulting in a hung parliament in the general election, the FTA has called for a new government to review its decision to leave the EU customs union.