It’s time the transport sector eliminate the “outdated stereotypes” around gender and job roles, according to transport secretary Chris Grayling. Speaking at the 2018 FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics awards in London, Grayling said: “It’s more essential than ever that we celebrate the inspiring woman that provide leadership in the transport sector”. “We have to consign to history the outdated stereotypes of what constitutes a man’s role or a woman’s role in a transport career. What we should be […]
A piecemeal, stop-go approach to funding for road maintenance has made it difficult for highways authorities to deliver maintenance cost-effectively over recent decades, the Public Accounts Committee has said.
MPs have backed Robert Halfon’s private members bill tabled today (16 October), which calls for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt. The Conservative MP for Harlow, and founder of the PetrolPromise campaign, is calling for the complete tax breakdown (duty and VAT) to be printed on all till receipts issued by fuel retailers. “This initiative will serve as a real wake up call to all users of road fuels; petrol or diesel,” said Road […]
The Transport Select Committee has raised concerns about Vosa’s enforcement focus, the rapid introduction of ATFs, and its seemingly dysfunctional relationship with traffic commissioners (TCs).