More of the £500m being set aside for encouraging the take-up of ultra low emission vehicles should be allocated to freight vehicles, the FTA has suggested. So far, the majority of the funding to increase uptake of such vehicles between 2015 and 2020 has been limited to cars and vans, it says, with just £6.5m allocated to help LGV operators use alternative fuels and low carbon technologies. “FTA would like the government to realise that heavy goods vehicles have just […]
Extra money announced by the government earlier this week for the repair of roads hit by weather damage is welcome – as long as it is spent wisely, the FTA has warned.
The FTA has criticised a university’s decision to cut Northern Ireland’s only transportation-specific courses.
A revised Safe Loading Pass Scheme (SLPS) for accessing fuel distribution terminals has been launched by the UK Petroleum Industry Association (UKPIA), the Tank Storage Association (TSA) and the FTA.