On Wednesday 10 June 2015 the FTA Fleet Engineer conference begins. Mark Horton from the DVSA, will be speaking at the conference on various topics and will include guidance to help vehicle operators transport loads securely.
In the light of the recent dramatic falls in fuel prices, the The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has made a pre-budget submission to the Chancellor of the Exchequer asking for assurance that the UK economy receives a boost through a well-thought out approach to fuel duty. The FTA stated its aim of working with the Government on making this happen.
In their report Barriers to Youth Employment in the Freight Transport Sector, the all-party Parliamentary group for freight transport revealed the crisis in HGV driver recruitment is deeper than initially thought.