Trade associations and the UK government have given a qualified welcome to the publication of the EC’s no-deal contingency plan for transport, which appears to address some of the access concerns for international haulage. The action plan paves the way – as long as the UK government reciprocates – for UK hauliers to continue moving goods to the continent even in the event of a no-deal Brexit next March. It means the fall-back, just 984 annual European Conference of Ministers […]
TfL is to step away from the day-to-day running of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) and bring in a private party on a commercial basis, in a move that suggests operators will soon face a fee to be part of the initiative.
The government is playing chicken with the future of the British economy and the haulage industry, the FTA has warned.
TfL has been criticised by the FTA for introducing a number of significant changes to the cyclist safety equipment requirements under its Fors accreditation scheme without a consultation or a formal announcement.