The government has an essential role to play in the roll-out of electric charging infrastructure across the capital, according to the FTA. Speaking after the launch of the London’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Taskforce Delivery Plan yesterday (17 June), Denise Beedell, policy manager for vans and urban at the FTA, said that while its members fully support the plan it will require central government to play its part. “The FTA is pleased to see the mayor of London has committed to […]
Current efforts to resolve the driver shortage will not be enough to prevent the looming skills crisis, the Transport Committee has said.
The FTA has accused the Local Government Association (LGA) of “a cheap attempt to make headlines” after it claimed HGVs are pushing the state of local roads “over the edge”.
Trade associations have welcomed the announcement that the Transport Committee has launched an investigation into skills and workforce planning in the road haulage industry.