As TfL kicks off the process for hauliers to apply for their London HGV Safety Permits today, the RHA and FTA continue to voice serious concerns over the scheme. Hauliers have a year from today (28 October) to apply for the permits, as part of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) which launches in October next year. Under the standard, HGVs over 12 tonnes are rated from zero to five, based on how much drivers can see directly through their cab […]
The decision to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport has been tentatively welcomed by the industry.
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.
A taskforce of MPs has claimed the government is failing to provide leadership on the controversial issue of clean air zones (CAZs), which many hauliers fear will put them out of business.