Press releases

FTA condemns Chancellor's failure to abandon fuel duty increase Wed Mar 21 15:03:00 GMT 2012

The Freight Transport Association says that the Chancellor of the Exchequer's failure to cut fuel duty rates has condemned UK industry to suffer the consequences of even higher fuel bills and ...

Van Excellence reaches century landmarks - 100 fleets and 100,000 vehicles Tue Mar 20 13:34:00 GMT 2012

Van Excellence, the national accreditation scheme for van operators, has enrolled its 100th operator and the scheme has grown to cover 100,000 vehicles. ...

FTA welcomes private roads investment but warns against additional costs for lorries Mon Mar 19 15:32:00 GMT 2012

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the Prime Minister's call for an urgent increase in private investment for much needed improvements to the transport infrastructure, but has warned ...

Olympic concern for business as parking fines rise by a third in London Fri Mar 16 11:54:00 GMT 2012

FTA is delighted by the Mayor's decision not to increase parking fines to £200 during the Olympics. ...

Don't marginalise freight in rail industry reforms, warns FTA Thu Mar 08 16:38:00 GMT 2012

While broadly welcoming the Department for Transport (DfT) Command Paper on Railways, published today, the Freight Transport Association has warned of the need to protect freight operations ...