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Venson awarded FTA Van Excellence accredita...

Jul 17, 2019No Comments

Venson Automotive Solutions has passed the requirements for the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) Van Excellence scheme with flying colours for the fifth consecutive year. Based

FTA welcomes Leeds and Birmingham CAZ delay...

Jun 21, 2019No Comments

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has reacted to yesterday’s statement by Leeds and Birmingham Councils, that they are delaying the start of their Clean Air

Rejection of M4 relief road will damage Wel...

Jun 05, 2019Comments off

The First Minister’s decision to reject plans for an M4 relief road will cost the Welsh economy hundreds of millions of pounds in lost investment,

Road safety better achieved through vehicle...

Apr 29, 2019Comments off

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, 2019Comments off

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

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