FTA chief executive David Wells fears the government may try to blame the haulage industry for “failing to plan” for a no-deal Brexit in the event of subsequent road transport disruption. He said that the organisation is doing all it can to avoid significant issues post Brexit and is stepping up pressure on the government to address a range of “big concerns”. In particular, Wells has urged the government to relax financial rules on O-licence applications for smaller operators. “Let’s […]
The level of financial standing standard O-licence holders will have to demonstrate is likely to increase in 2017, due to the drop in the value of the pound against the euro.
The FTA has called for so-called ‘delegated examiners’ to be allowed to conduct vocational driving tests in the place of regular DVSA test examiners.
More than 67,000 employees working in the logistics sector are regarded as not being proficient in their jobs, according to a report by a government advisory body.