The Freight Transport Association’s popular Fuel Tanker Conference, which takes place every two years, will be held on Tuesday 2 December at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, bringing together top speakers from a variety of organisations including the Health & Safety Executive, Department for Transport, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, United Kingdom Petroleum Industry Association and the Energy Institute.
The conference, which is sponsored by MAN Truck & Bus and PTV map&guide, will be chaired by FTA’s Head of Engineering, Andy Mair, and will provide fleet managers, vehicle engineers and those responsible for specifying road fuel tanker design with a unique insight into future legislation and enforcement priorities, providing best practice advice to ensure the safety, efficiency and compliance of their operation.
Andy Mair, FTA’s Head of Engineering, said:
“This conference will give delegates all the information they need in order to plan for future developments in this highly specialised sector of transport operation, and will give them the opportunity to hear from leading industry experts on a wide variety of issues so they can keep within the law and ensure the safety of their operation.”
Key sessions at the 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 email@example.com