Media and campaigns

Insolvency figures underline need for fuel duty cut, says FTA Mon Nov 20 12:46:00 GMT 2017

A dramatic increase in the number of road freight companies going bust highlights the urgent need for a cut in fuel duty to prevent further business failures, says the Freight Transport ...

Transport Secretary praises FTA work to address skills shortage Thu Nov 16 14:23:00 GMT 2017

The Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has praised the work of the Freight Transport Association to attract the next generation of logistics workers. ...

Simplicity is key for the new Safety Permit Scheme for trucks in London says FTA Thu Nov 16 14:05:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the broader approach to improving safety on the capital’s roads beyond the Direct Vision Standard, following the launch by the Mayor of London today ...

Lack of Operation Stack solution would be major problem for UK logistics and Kent residents says FTA Wed Nov 15 14:20:00 GMT 2017

FTA has reacted with disappointment to the announcement the Government has withdrawn its planning application for the Operation Stack lorry area in Kent. ...

HGV taxes alone pay for almost all the UK's road maintenance spending, says FTA Wed Nov 15 04:56:00 GMT 2017

New independent research conducted by the Freight Transport Association and released today (15 November) has shown that HGVs pay enough tax alone to cover almost the whole of UK spending on road ...