Press releases

FTA says Driver CPC training must remain flexible Thu Feb 02 10:01:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association is concerned that proposed revisions to the European Commission’s Driver CPC Directive (Certificate of Professional Competence) could limit operators’ ability to ...

Longer semi-trailer trial demonstrates safety and environmental benefits, says FTA Thu Jan 26 16:26:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the Department for Transport (DfT)’s announcement today (26 January 2017) that it will be extending the numbers in its longer semi-trailer (LST) ...

FTA says road scheme will improve safety Thu Jan 26 12:18:00 GMT 2017

A £230,000 investment in the A1 in Northern Ireland will improve safety and keep traffic moving, says the Freight Transport Association. ...

FTA’s five-point plan to Keep Britain Trading Wed Jan 25 16:24:00 GMT 2017

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has drawn up five priorities for customs and border arrangements to keep Britain trading post Brexit. ...

FTA offers fully funded traineeships and apprenticeships to fill skills gaps Tue Jan 24 16:43:00 GMT 2017

Pressures on the freight and logistics industry to deliver goods to increasingly tight timescales are being heightened by shortages of skilled HGV drivers. ...