The FTA has welcomed the government’s decision to slash the cost of using the Severn Bridges but said it should have gone further. The DfT has revealed a plan to slash the Severn Bridge toll by 50% for HGVs when the bridge enters public ownership next year. Trucks will pay £10 to cross, rather than the current fee of £20, when the bridge changes ownership. Vans, which currently pay £13.50 to cross the bridge, will pay £3 along with small […]
The UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as the migrant problem continues to worsen in Calais, the FTA has warned.
After the Conservative party fell eight seats short of an overall majority, resulting in a hung parliament in the general election, the FTA has called for a new government to review its decision to leave the EU customs union.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is urging operators to prioritise safety and compliance, following a Metropolitan Police operation in London on Monday (18 November), which saw more than 20% of lorries stopped issued with fixed penalty notices totalling £2,300.