New NI Traffic Regulator revealed at FTA conference

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 16:00
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REVEALED: FTA event was a success

New Head of the Northern Ireland Transport Regulation Unit Donna Knowles attended the Freight Transport Association (FTA) annual Transport Manager Conference last week.

Chairing the event was Seamus Leheny, Policy and Membership Relations Manager for Northern Ireland at the FTA.

“FTA was delighted to welcome Donna Knowles as the new Head of the Transport Regulation Unit in NI at our annual Transport Manager event,” said Mr Leheny.

“We look forward to working with her in the future.”

“[Donna Knowles] is keen to become engaged with our industry and members alike, and we look forward to working with her in the future.”

Seamus Leheny, FTA

Ms Knowles was formerly at the Department of Justice and replaces Donald Armstrong, who also spoke at the FTA conference.

During his presentation, Mr Armstrong delivered essential information to delegates regarding the role of the Transport Regulation Unit, its progress since going live July 2012, findings and common problems with non-compliant operators and case study examples.

It was Mr Armstrong’s last presentation before his retirement from the DOE, where he has represented the transport industry for several years.

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