Fleet Engineer Conference 2016

Headline sponsor FE 2016

FTA's highly-regarded Fleet Engineer Conference brings together key industry figures to provide delegates with a unique and exclusive opportunity to hear the very latest developments in commerical vehicle technology, forthcoming maintenance legislation changes and best practice advice; ideal for those with responsibility for specifying commercial vehicles, ensuring roadworthiness compliance and maintaining vehicles.

Chaired by FTA's Head of Engineering, Andy Mair, delegates will hear from keynote speaker Sarah Bell the Traffic Comissioner for Western England, John Comer of Volvo Trucks, Allan McKenzie from SMMT, Steve Morris of British Tyre Manufacturer Association, Richard Owens of Don Bur, Philip Greening, Centre for Sustainable Road Freight, plus hear from FTA's Rachael Dillon on the Department for Transport Low Carbon HGV Trial.

Key sessions include

  • A view from the traffic commissioner
  • Vehicle technology and innovation - Advance emergency braking systems, lane departures warning system, autonomous HGVs and HGVs of the future - design and innovation, delivered by Volvo Trucks
  • EU Commercial vehicle legislation and developments - Allan McKenzie will take you through EC Whole Vehicle Type Approval changes, real driving emissions, General Safety Regulation Amendments and VECTO simulation tool for CO2
  • DfT Low Carbon HGV Trial, the results and developments - Malcolm Bingham will explain the Department for Transport Low Carbon HGV Trial and also the Green Truck Fund
  • Tyre management and safety - Steve Morris and Alistair Brown will update all on the tyre management on heavy vehicles, market changes and the regulatory developments, specifying the right tyres on OE trucks - VECTO, improving winter mobility and guide to tyre management on CVs
  • Enforcement priorities - Dave Murray will speak about earned recognition, brake testing at safety inspections, Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness review, view to front consulatation and Laden brake testing
  • Richard Owens discusses Trailer and Body Building Innovation and Development, Aerodynamics in the near future, PIEK- HGV visibility and vulnerable road users, Getting the most out of your cube and the senses are important around town
  • Engineering and logistics projects for carbon reduction, Philip Greening will focus on the work of the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight - five years, research programme to investigate engineering and logistics projects
  • Andy Mair will give a full update on current and forthcoming engineering and techincal issues from FTA

See the full downloadable programme here 



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£275+VAT subsquent delegate


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