Press releases

LEZ concession is an 'early Christmas present' for London fleets, says FTA Thu Dec 22 13:53:00 GMT 2011

Vehicle operators who will miss the deadline for retrofitting their fleets in line with Low Emission Zone engine requirements have been thrown a lifeline by Transport for London. ...

Portas’ calls to lift night-time delivery restrictions backed by FTA Tue Dec 13 15:10:00 GMT 2011

Retail guru Mary Portas' recommendation that night-time delivery restrictions could be lifted as one way to reinvigorate the UK's ailing high streets has been backed by the Freight Transport ...

Rising fuel prices mean vehicle operating costs track ahead of inflation, says FTA Tue Dec 06 11:57:00 GMT 2011

The high cost of fuel remains the biggest cause for concern amongst haulage operators, who are continuing to be squeezed by rising operating costs and pressure for earlier payment terms from ...

Road and rail infrastructure plans welcomed by FTA Tue Nov 29 15:28:00 GMT 2011

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to inject new money into the cash-starved transport infrastructure as part of measures to get the economy moving again. ...

FTA welcomes £325m fuel duty reprieve Tue Nov 29 14:00:00 GMT 2011

Following sustained and concerted lobbying by the Freight Transport Association and its partners in the FairFuel UK campaign, the leading trade body is delighted by the Government’s decision to ...