The FTA has called for a freight commissioner for London to ensure mayor Sadiq Khan’s draft transport strategy is implemented. Its suggestion coincides with the end of the consultation period for the strategy (2 October 2017). The FTA’s 20-page report responding to the strategy rebutted proposals by TfL for a London lorry standard, arguing that standards needed to be set nationally or internationally, as manufacturers design trucks for European markets not individual cities. It disagreed with plans to bring forward […]
Declaring a blanket ban on HGVs in London’s rush hours is too simplistic, according to the Green Party’s Mayor of London candidate Siân Berry.
Both the RHA and the FTA have slammed JAUPT’s unilateral decision to change the procedure governing Driver CPC course approval, stating its new diktat will not improve standards but could cause further reputational damage. The associations have gone on the offensive after course approvals body JAUPT wrote to training providers this month, stating copies of all presentations and documents used to deliver Driver CPC courses would, effective immediately, now need to be sent to it at the course approval stage. […]
Yearsley Group is facing fresh objections after submitting a planning application for its new 385,000ft² cold store in Peterborough.