Expiration dates for the Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) have been extended until 25 July in order to help hauliers continue to run smoothly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Administered by the FTA, the SLPS identifies the vehicles and trailers that meet the safety standards required for admittance to fuel and gas loading terminals. In January, it was extended to cover liquefied petroleum gases. The FTA said all vehicle safe loading passes, which expire between 25 March and 25 June 2020, […]
Average truck operating costs have risen by a massive 75% since September 2000 while reported haulage rates were only 23% higher in July 2013 than back then, new cost figures from the RHA have shown.
A revised Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) for accessing fuel distribution terminals has been launched by the UK Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA), the Tank Storage Association (TSA) and the FTA.
Longer semi-trailers (LSTs) could become a permanent fixture on Britain’s roads as the government moves to bring to an early end a trial of over 2,600 LSTs following positive results.