Stagecoach has joined forces with the Freight Transport Association (FTA) to develop a bespoke training course designed to further improve safety standards and vehicle reliability.
The business and certain assets of Warrington-based Tachodisc Ltd have been acquired by TDUK Limited – a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
FTA, SMMT and Campaign for Better Transport respond to the Chancellor’s budget announcement Industry organisations have been responding to the 2016 Budget, which was revealed by Chancellor George Osborne on March 16.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has said that new General Medical Council (GMC) guidance for doctors to inform the DVSA if patients are unfit to drive is a step in the right direction, though more […]
Additional forms of identification are now acceptable to enable Driver CPC (DCPC) training to be added to an individual’s hours. Previously only a driving was accepted.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has responded to the introduction of new measures giving on-the-spot charges to careless drivers by stating that national guidelines are a must when it comes to fixed penalties for driving […]
FTA describes Hammond’s announcement as ‘sense at last’ A rule forcing mechanics to complete the Driver CPC is to be abolished by the autumn – Roads Minister Stephen Hammond has announced last week.
The Mobility and Transport Department of the European Commission (EC) has opened a 14- week consultation with reference to Directive 2003/59/EC regarding Driver CPC.
A new document, titled ‘Sleep Apnoea and Driving, the facts’, has been made available to commercial drivers, providing them with answers to the most commonly asked questions surrounding driving and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS).
IRTE is hosting the Technician Professional Development Conference on April 17 in Westminster, with IMechE (Institution of Mechanical Engineers) and the FTA.