The audience of 1,200 industry professionals at the 2019 Microlise transport conference voted new technology as the biggest opportunity for the road transport industry. The post-conference report also reveals that delegates believe the skills shortage is by far the biggest challenge facing the industry. One thing employers are doing is looking to recruit more ethnic minorities – almost half of delegates had recruited a black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) driver in the past 12 months. Other key findings were that […]
How will truck designs keep up with the whirlwind of new urban legislation? Where is it headed when it comes to alternative fuels or autonomous trucks? What, in fact, does the future look like for the road haulage sector?
Minister for transport Andrew Jones will speak at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference in May, along with a host of key industry players.
The DVSA is considering allowing operators within its Earned Recognition scheme to conduct their own annual tests.