LGA’s claim that trucks are pushing road maintenance levels to breaking point rubbished by the FTA


 

The FTA has accused the Local Government Association (LGA) of “a cheap attempt to make headlines” after it claimed HGVs are pushing the state of local roads “over the edge”. The FTA said this week the LGA’s claim was incorrect and showed a “clear lack of understanding” of the impact of freight vehicles on road surfaces. The FTA’s response was triggered by an LGA report, published last week, which used government figures showing a 5% increase in the goods carried […]