The FTA is calling for a major increase in roadside checks on vans to raise standards in the sector. The call follows a court case this week which found welding contractor Renown Consultants guilty of failing to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, following a deadly accident caused by a fatigued van driver. Nottingham Crown Court heard that Zac Payne, 20, and Michael Morris, 48, died in a crash at around 5.30am on 19 June 2013 […]
The FTA has rejected the London Assembly’s call for a rush-hour lorry ban in the capital, saying it is no “silver bullet” for improving safety.
A coroner’s decision not to produce a report outlining action that must be taken to reduce air pollution, after ruling that the death of a nine-year-old girl was caused by it, has surprised lawyers.
The FTA is aiming to “revolutionise” the status of transport managers through a range of continuous professional development courses that will be recognised across the industry.