A guide to brake testing for operators struggling to understand their reports has been produced to cut through “engineering jargon”. The FTA said its members’ guide will help readers understand how brake performance is calculated and what else they should be looking out for. Phil Lloyd, FTA head of engineering and vehicle standards policy, said: “Transport managers without an engineering background should understand that even though a report says ‘pass’ there may still be issues that need to be considered.” […]
Protecting the seamless movement of goods after Brexit, boosting driver facilities, expanding Heathrow and helping hauliers decarbonise; the FTA has handed its own election manifesto to the main political parties.
Moving the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais to UK soil in the event of the UK leaving the EU would simply encourage more migrants to attempt to reach Britain by any means and could lead to a “free-for-all”, the FTA has warned.
Highways England failing hauliers over its management of the Strategic Road Network, new report finds
Poor road conditions and a failure to open major routes after incidents has led to low levels of satisfaction among hauliers about how motorways and A-roads meet their needs.