Plans to ban LGVs from entering London during the busiest times of the day could be adopted by other cities across the UK, experts have said. The proposal is one of a range of measures included in London mayor Boris Johnson’s blueprint for cycling in the capital that are targeted at the haulage industry, but which are likely to have wider implications. Christopher Snelling, head of urban logistics at the FTA, said this and other measures in the blueprint would […]
The HGV Road User Levy has smashed its initial £20m revenue target in its first year of operation, generating £44m in revenue from foreign-registered hauliers and prompting calls for the money to be reinvested in UK road freight.
The FTA has called on Eurotunnel and the French authorities to upgrade any weak spots in their security fencing after more than 100 migrants broke into the tunnel operator’s French terminal earlier this month, causing hours of delays to passenger and freight services.
Freight industry must not be ‘thrown to the wolves’ if government fails to deliver viable customs system
The road freight industry is in danger of being “thrown to the wolves” if the government fails to install a competent customs system in time for Brexit, the FTA warned this week.