FORS has joined forces with Network Rail to try to drive down the number of bridge strikes by HGVs. The scheme is encouraging members to heed warnings over the issue and avoid putting their operator licences at risk. As Network Rail revealed that bridges are struck by HGVs an average of five times every day across the UK, FORS director John Hix warned: “Traffic Commissioners are able to initiate proceedings against operators whose drivers’ strike bridges, with public inquiry results […]
DX Group has come out of the red to deliver pre-tax profit of £1.7m, aided by “very strong growth” in its freight division.
TfL has been criticised by the FTA for introducing a number of significant changes to the cyclist safety equipment requirements under its Fors accreditation scheme without a consultation or a formal announcement.
The RHA and Logistics UK are among more than 30 signatories of an open letter to the UK Prime Minister and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier, urging them to agree to an “economically sensible” outcome to Brexit negotiations.