The Freight Transport Association’s popular Transport Manager Conference takes place on Wednesday 15 March at The Culloden Hotel, Cultra, starting off with an opening address by Minister for Infrastructure, Chris Hazzard MLA.
Other speakers include Jeremy Logan, Head of Roadside Enforcement at the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA), who will discuss current enforcement and future plans and developments.
Pat Delaney, the DVA’s Director of Operations, will talk about commercial vehicle testing in Northern Ireland, including pass & fail statistics, the reasons for failures and regional variations in vehicle pass rates; advice to transport managers when putting vehicles in for testing; and plans for new test centres across Northern Ireland.
Inspector Rosie Leech from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) will cover the subject of insecure loads, the use of mobile phones while driving, breakdowns on the strategic road network and new alcohol limits for vocational drivers. Other topics will include Brexit and avoiding incidents on the highway.
Places at Transport Manager cost £225 for FTA members and £265 for non-members.