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  • The UK Freight Transport Association (FTA) has developed a new tachograph auditing service that provides advice on the most practical ways to for hauliers to address EU regulations covering the return of tachograph charts, storage, post-analysis follow-up procedures, training and inspection.

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  • Fuel tanker drivers must be given training in how to respond to any terrorism threat that arises while they are in charge of their vehicles said the Queensland secretary of the TWU, believing that the Australian Government's support for a war with Iraq had placed the nation at high risk of a terrori...

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  • A new safety training and competence standard which aims to cut the number of deaths and injuries to oil and gas workers behind the wheel has been unveiled by industry standards setting body OPITO. Driving related incidents are the single largest cause of fatalities among oil and gas producers. With...

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  • The UK Freight Transport Association (FTA) has been successful in persuading the Department for Transport (DfT) to extend the existing exemption from the requirement for an emergency telephone number on diesel tanks until 30 June 2006. The exemption was due to have expired on 1 July 2005. ‘Th...

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  • Chris Hunt, Director General of UKPIA, which represents the nine main oil refining and marketing companies in the UK, and Chair of the UK Downstream Oil Distribution Forum (DODF), recently launched a new standard for road tanker drivers delivering petroleum products. Developed by Cogent Sector Skill...

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  • UK Transport Minister Jim Fitzpatrick recently unveiled a £67mn boost to the UK government’s Sustainable Distribution Fund that will help the freight industry reduce costs and cut emissions. The money will be targeted at increasing the use of rail and water transport where current scheme...

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  • Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Business Secretary Lord Mandelson have welcomed Nissan’s intention to investmore than £200mn over the next five years in a new battery factory in Sunderland. The rechargeable lithiumion battery plant comes as the Prime Minister announced the regionwould be...

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  • UK government transport advisors have advised motorists to become ‘greener drivers’ in a bid to stop global warming. As a result, a Midlands-based company has launched a new ‘eco driving’ course designed to help motorists learn exactly how to adapt their driving styles to...

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  • The UK Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called on the Health and Safety Commission (HSC) to ‘see sense’ over the proposed regulation which will classify diesel as dangerous goods when being transported by road. The Association has written to HSC Chairman Bill Callaghan urging th...

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