Press releases

Queen’s Speech is a missed opportunity for reform, says FTA Wed Jun 21 15:51:00 BST 2017

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says today’s Queen’s Speech is a missed opportunity to implement long-awaited reforms of the Operator Licensing system which governs commercial vehicle ...

FTA says new London road charging proposals present opportunities and challenges Wed Jun 21 15:25:00 BST 2017

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says new proposals announced today by the Mayor of London for road charging based on elements such as distance travelled and vehicle emissions could be a ...

FTA says French government must act after driver dies in migrant roadblock Tue Jun 20 10:35:00 BST 2017

The Freight Transport Association is calling on the French government to take urgent action after a van driver was killed when migrants barricaded the A16 near Calais early this morning. ...

Could you be the FTA Driver of the Year? Mon Jun 19 13:42:00 BST 2017

With four million vans and more than 300,000 HGVs on Britain’s roads, freight drivers are definitely in demand in the UK. ...

FTA says seamless trade and logistics must be priorities as Brexit talks begin Mon Jun 19 08:49:00 BST 2017

As Brexit negotiations get underway, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has repeated its calls for the Government to prioritise logistics and trade and to keep an open mind in the talks to ...