Road safety better achieved through vehicle...

Apr 29, 2019No Comments

Implementation of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) is not the right way to work towards the Mayor of London’s vision of zero vehicular harm by

New diesel HGV lorries banned by 2040

Apr 23, 2019No Comments

New diesel HGV lorries should be banned by no later than 2040, a new report by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has said. The NIC

Draft Brexit agreement gets industry OK

Nov 19, 2018Comments off

The Freight Transport Association says that the draft agreement on Brexit is a “decisive step forwards in the process of the UK’s departure from the

Safety record of HGVs defended by FTA

Jul 23, 2018Comments off

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has spoken out to reassure drivers that HGVs have never been more motorway-safe. The move follows the publication of a

Air quality restrictions ‘unfairly’ tar...

Jul 12, 2018Comments off

Clean Air Zones (CAZs) are unfairly targeting hauliers and pricing trucks off the road, say a coalition of industry bodies. The British Vehicle Rental and

Diamond Distribution’s MD leads her w...

Jul 03, 2018Comments off

Croydon-based haulage provider, Diamond Distribution, is celebrating after the company’s managing director scooped an award at the recent 2018 Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards,

More incentives needed for next stage of Ea...

Jun 05, 2018Comments off

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed DVSA targets to get 22% of HGV and public service fleets Earned Recognition accredited by 2020, but has

HGV Scheme KeepingTrucks Off London’s Roa...

Jan 30, 2018Comments off

London’s Mayor is scuppering his own work to clean up the capital’s air, by trying to rush through an ill-considered road safety scheme, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA).

Truck Drivers Need Better Facilities

Jan 12, 2018Comments off

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is warning that increased fines are not the solution to illegal truck parking in Kent. The UK’s leading body representing the logistics sector

The Beginning Of The End For Severn Tolls

Jan 08, 2018Comments off

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the news that today (8 January 2018) sees the beginning of the end for crippling year on year

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