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FTA calls for UK scrappage scheme

The FTA has said that UK air quality should be assisted with a national scrappage scheme. This comes ahead of the government’s air quality plan announcement.

Longcross Transport director disqualified

Gary Davies, director of Surrey-based Longcross Transport Ltd, disqualified for eight years after failing to maintain adequate company records. Longcross went into Liquidation on 27 January 2015 owing at least £200,864.

Grayling supports Transport for the North plan

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has said that a proposal for Transport for the North to become England’s first sub-national transport body is “an important step”.

Calais rest stop closures put drivers at risk – FTA

The Freight Transport Association has called on the French authorities to provide more safe lorry parking for trans-European freight transport around Calais, arguing that drivers are being put at risk by recent closures.

UN supply chain plan to deal with pandemics

The United Nations World Food Programme is to collaborate with NEC Corporation  for the development of the first information platform to provide end-to-end visibility of supply chains for pandemic interventions, on behalf of the Global Pandemic Supply Chain Network.

TC warns operators of potential to lose licences

The Office of the Traffic Commissioner has warned operators that for those applying for extensions to meet financial standing tests or appointing new transport managers may lose their licence if requirements are not met in time.