Press releases

Longer semi-trailers work: time to make the flexibility permanent, says FTA Fri Sep 22 15:54:00 BST 2017

The Freight Transport Association says a report released today (21 September 2017) by the Department for Transport (DfT) shows that longer semi-trailers (LSTs) continue to make a significant ...

Use of technology will make our roads safer, says logistics industry Fri Sep 22 15:11:00 BST 2017

The Mayor of London’s announcement today (22 September 2017), of the latest version of his safety proposals for HGVs – the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) - in London could be a big step forward in ...

Use 3p Fuel Duty Cut to Give Cost-Free Boost to Economy, says FTA Fri Sep 22 11:35:00 BST 2017

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), one of the UK’s largest trade associations, is calling on the Chancellor Philip Hammond MP to revitalize the economy by cutting fuel duty on diesel in his ...

Samworth Brothers Scoops Double Honours at FTA Driver of the Year 2017 Fri Sep 15 17:09:00 BST 2017

Drivers from Samworth Brothers Supply Chain are holding a double celebration this week, after winning two major transport awards. ...

Winner of FTA Driver of the Year 18 tonne competition announced Thu Sep 14 17:43:00 BST 2017

The winner of the Freight Transport Association Driver of the Year 18 tonne competition, sponsored by Bridgestone, has been announced. ...