Press releases

Road safety in Wales boosted by FTA recommendation Tue Nov 17 12:20:00 GMT 2009

Decent overnight lorry parking facilities on Wales’ trunk roads are one step closer after a recommendation made by the Freight Transport Association was accepted by the Welsh Assembly Government ...

Essential industry guide aimed at improving wheel security Mon Nov 16 14:41:00 GMT 2009

There were nearly 400 instances of wheel loss from lorries in 2006, according to analysis undertaken by the Transport Research Laboratory. ...

O-licensing in Northern Ireland: FTA welcomes clearance of latest hurdle Wed Nov 11 12:52:00 GMT 2009

Improved road safety and fairer competition in Northern Ireland took a step closer to realisation yesterday when the Goods Vehicle (Operator Licensing) Bill passed the Consideration stage. ...

FTA shapes future of rail freight in Wales Wed Nov 11 12:34:00 GMT 2009

Wider rail tracks, greater load capacity and more freight terminals – allowing goods to be exchanged between road and track – are essential if rail freight is to achieve its true potential in ...

FTA welcomes publication of draft port policy paper Tue Nov 10 16:02:00 GMT 2009

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Department for Transport’s (DfT) long-awaited National Policy Statement for ports. ...