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Fleet managers & vehicle engineers to in focus at FTA Fuel Tanker Conference

Fleet managers and vehicle engineers are in focus at the forthcoming FTA Fuel Tanker Conference, which will ensure they are fully up-to-date with information, issues and future development in what is a highly specialised sector of transport operation.

The bi-annual Freight Transport Association (FTA) event – scheduled to take place on Tuesday 2 December at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, will include a programme of high-profile speakers including representatives from the Department for Transport, DVSA and the Health and Safety Executive.

Commenting on the importance of the information to be provided at the Fuel Tanker Conference – Andy Mair, FTA’s Head of Engineering, who is chairing the event said:

“This FTA conference provides an ideal opportunity for fleet managers, vehicle engineers and individuals with responsibility for specifying road fuel tanker design, and maintaining compliance with ADR and fuel tanker certification requirements with an exclusive opportunity to hear from the authorities and industry experts in this highly regulated industry sector. Delegates will benefit from the confidence in being up-to-date with the very latest information, guidance and best practice advice surrounding developments in tank certification and operation.”

Sponsored by MAN Truck & Bus and PTV Group, the 2014 Conference will provide fleet managers, vehicle engineers and those responsible for specifying road fuel tanker design with first-hand knowledge of future legislation and enforcement priorities, and offer them best practice advice to ensure the safety, efficiency and compliance of their operation.

Key sessions at the FTA Fuel Tanker Conference include:

dangers and safe operation
regulation and issues with tanker approvals
inspection and certification
ADR testing and enforcement
latest developments with fuel tanker components
Safe Loading Pass Scheme – 2014 re-launch
Energy Institute initiatives
challenges for operators

The cost for FTA members is £325 + VAT for the first delegate and £275 + VAT for subsequent delegates; for non-members the cost is £385 + VAT for the first delegate and £345 + VAT for subsequent delegates.

For further information or to book a place go to:
http://www.fta.co.uk/events/fuel_tanker_conference_2014.html
Call the FTA Member Service Centre on 08717 11 22 22, or email events@fta.co.uk

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