The FTA has welcomed the publication of more detailed information for operators ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in July. More information has now been published, including: the games route network, local area traffic and management plans, affected postcodes, and delivering to venues guide. The FTA pushed for a postcoded set of restrictions following the publication of information that it regarded as “not complete in the format the freight industry needs to work with” last month. Head of policy for […]
The FTA says the passing into law of Northern Ireland’s new O-licensing regime will help remove “cowboy” firms from the road. The Goods Vehicles Licensing of Operators Transport Bill was passed by the Northern Ireland Assembly yesterday (11 June), ushering in a new era of governance in the territory. The FTA has campaigned for the introduction of the regime, along with other industry partners, for years, believing better enforcement will benefit those running compliant freight businesses in the region. From […]
Leeds and Birmingham councils are to “significantly postpone” the January 2020 start dates of their clean air zones (CAZs) after a government delay to an essential online tool it is developing.
Members of the FTA’s Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) are on track to meet their target of an 8% reduction in the carbon intensity of their operations between 2011 and 2015, an FTA conference, Cutting Carbon, Cutting Costs, heard last week (21 May).