The FTA and RHA are at odds over a decision by the government to spend a further £44.5m on security for the Port of Calais. The FTA said there was evidence of “tangible migrant activity” not only in Calais but also on the roads leading up to the port town and that the priority was drivers’ safety. It therefore welcomed the multi-million pound investment by the UK government to strengthen security, improve fencing, CCTV and detection technology. However, the RHA’s […]
A senior Transport for London (TfL) official has welcomed today’s launch of the newly formed Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), formed by the merger of Vosa and the DSA.
Pallet distribution hauliers have banded together under a new RHA forum that aims to tackle major issues facing the sector and share best practice.
London Councils’ transport committee chair was unable to explain what “light touch” enforcement will actually mean during the Olympics at a select committee evidence session last week (23 May). Responding to Transport Committee member Paul Maynard’s call for clarification over the issuing of Penalty Charge Notices (PCN), Catherine West said the capital’s councils had to strike a difficult balancing act between looking after residents and keeping the city running. West said: “Certainty over regulations? Clearly the freight industry understands what […]