On the fuel tanker agenda

Information, issues and future development are all on the agenda at next month’s FTA Fuel Tanker Conference.
To ensure that fleet managers and vehicle engineers are fully up-to-date, this bi-annual event which takes place on Tuesday 2nd December at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham will include the following topics delivered by high profile representatives from the Department for Transport, DVSA and the Health and Safety Executive.
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 relaunch
Energy Institute initiatives
Challenges for operators 
Andy Mair, FTA’s head of engineering, who is chairing the event said: “This FTA conference, sponsored by MAN Truck & Bus and PTV Group, 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.”
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.