Car drivers could be given the right to get behind the wheel of large vans and lorries up to 7.5 tonnes as part of a range of government proposals aimed at tackling the skills shortages in the logistics industry. Other measured mooted in a DfT Call for Evidence paper published today (5 August) include creating a formal register of HGV driving instructors, publishing pass rates for instructors, and allowing mechanics to drive HGVs for repair purposes. Launching the document, the […]
The transport industry has given a mixed reaction to today’s (3 March) Spring Budget.
The DfT is to hold a zero-emission vehicle summit in Birmingham this September.
The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has warned imports and exports of live animals will be disrupted after 1 July following news that Portsmouth International Port has scrapped plans to build a live animal border control post (BCP).