Moves by the DVSA to give Earned Recognition operators a 12-month MOT exemption on their HGVs and and trailers will do nothing to change the way the role of ATFs is interpreted and compromises safety, according to The Authorised Testing Facilities Operators Association (ATFOA). Operators have made use of three-month exemptions since the start of the Covid-19 crisis, but the DVSA said it was expanding the exemption period for certain operators it considered to be safer to ease the massive […]
The current limited drivers’ hours relaxation has been extended until 31 May “in response to unprecedented pressures on local and national supply chains”.
The RHA has hailed a new government pledge of £10bn to support thousands of businesses by protecting against customer defaults and payment delays.
The government is launching a new transport investment strategy which will create a Major Road Network and significantly boost local road improvement funding as part of wider plans to rebalance the UK’s economy.