Press releases

Lifting 300 miles of roadworks will help deliver Easter Tue Mar 27 10:16:00 BST 2018

The Easter Bank Holiday weekend is one of the UK’s first big travel times of the year, with holiday traffic added to the usual number of vehicles on the nation’s roads. ...

Freight operators should get what they pay for, says FTA Mon Mar 26 10:30:00 BST 2018

The announcement today (26 March 2018) of a government investment package of £100m to repair some of Britain’s most damaged roads has been met with cautious optimism by the UK’s largest ...

Heathrow plans needed to keep Britain trading, says FTA Fri Mar 23 16:21:00 GMT 2018

With the British economy under more scrutiny than ever before thanks to the potential impact of Brexit, the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the UK’s largest organisation representing the ...

Lack of frictionless trade solution for Brexit will stifle economy on both sides, says FTA Fri Mar 23 16:13:00 GMT 2018

While today’s adoption of the proposed Brexit transitional period by the EU27 leaders has been met with cautious optimism by business and politicians, the UK’s leading association representing ...

Warwickshire teenager scoops top prize in freight industry competition Fri Mar 23 16:02:00 GMT 2018

A teenager from Warwickshire has won the top prize in a national careers competition, hosted by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) on its stand at the Skills Show 2017 and run in partnership ...