Trade associations are urging the government to provide more focus and funding to the road transport sector to help it play its part in reducing UK carbon emissions. The government scheme – ‘Driving the Future Today – A Strategy for Ultra Low Emission Vehicles’ – was launched by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) earlier this month, with a vision of seeing a zero-emission UK car fleet by 2050. However, both the FTA and the British Vehicle Rental and […]
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Transport Select Committee’s call to government to review “unacceptable” local authority parking enforcement, which is costing operators hundreds of thousands pounds a year in Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs).
An HMRC investigation into Hermes’ use of self-employed couriers could have implications for the entire parcels sector, according to an industry expert.
The FTA has called on the government to protect infrastructure spending when it publishes its Spending Review this Wednesday (26 June).