The FTA has accused London mayor Sadiq Khan of scoring “a spectacular own goal” in his plans to clean up the capital’s air quality, due to the confusion over the Direct Vision Standard (DVS). The trade association said the length of time it is taking to finalise the qualification levels for the DVS, alongside an unrealistic schedule for its implementation, is causing frustration and confusion for operators. It believes they are being forced to postpone acquiring new Euro-6 vehicles because […]
A recent Motor Transport roundtable debate sponsored by Fraikin looked at what will a zero-emissions truck look like as we start off down the ‘Road to zero’.
The HGV driver shortage is still rife, the FTA has warned, after its latest quarterly industry survey found almost a third of operators are facing long-term recruitment delays.
The lack of a hard shoulder on the M25 contributed to the death of two women who were killed when an Eddie Stobart lorry driver crashed his truck into a broken down car parked in the left hand lane, a court has heard.