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 […]
The FTA and RHA are at odds over a decision by the government to spend a further £44.5m on security for the Port of Calais.
The RHA and FTA have warned that hauliers operating under the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) face extra costs and unnecessary legislation if proposed changes go ahead.
The FTA has demanded assurances from Scotland’s transport minister that the Forth Road Bridge will re-open to all vehicles on 4 January.