Press releases

Finalists getting ready to compete for title of FTA Driver of the Year 2017 Mon Sep 11 17:20:00 BST 2017

Final preparations are being made for the Freight Transport Association Driver of the Year 2017 competition, hosted at Mercedes-Benz’ Wentworth Park facility, where winners and Young Drivers of ...

Christmas under threat from Home Office proposals to reduce EU workers in logistics sector Thu Sep 07 17:17:00 BST 2017

Proposals set out in a leaked Home Office document this week would end the free movement of labour immediately after Brexit and prevent all but the most highly-skilled EU workers from entering ...

Emissions only part of the Scottish air quality issue, says FTA Thu Sep 07 09:55:00 BST 2017

The Freight Transport Association has urged government to appreciate the steps which the sector has taken in improving vehicle emissions in the past ten years, ahead of the start of the Scottish ...

National strike a threat to supply chain continuity Tue Sep 05 09:34:00 BST 2017

The Freight Transport Association has today warned its members, and members of the public, to expect possible disruption to cross-Channel traffic as a result of the French national strike which ...

DfT’s way forward for HGVs not rubbish, says FTA Thu Aug 31 14:06:00 BST 2017

The government’s announcement of a £20 million feasibility study into the options for creation of next generation HGV fuels from rubbish has been praised by the Freight Transport Association as a ...