The decision to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport has been tentatively welcomed by the industry. While the general consensus is that it was the correct decision, there remain uncertainties that need clarification, according to road transport representatives. The decision to expand Heathrow was announced today (25 October) after years of what the Transport Committee described as “dithering”. Committee chairwoman Louise Ellman MP said: “After decades of dithering, the decision has been made and it is the right one. […]
The FTA is calling on the Welsh Assembly to back its campaign to slash charges for the Severn River crossings.
The FTA has welcomed amendments to the design of the London Safer Lorries Scheme (SLS), revealed yesterday (29 July) by TfL, however it believes a one-size-fits-all regulation for commercial vehicles over 3.5 tonnes is not the best way to improve cyclist safety.
A blockade of Calais by French hauliers and farmers demanding the immediate removal of the migrant camps, launched this week, will make drivers a sitting target for migrant attacks and could trigger Operation Stack, the FTA and RHA have warned.