The FTA has given a cautious welcome to Transport for London’s (TfL) plans to accomodate the growing number of cyclists in the capital but warned that freight deliveries nust be considered in any new designs. Launched last week (13 June), the draft London Cycling Design Standards showcased the latest ideas in street design aimed at offering cyclists protection from vehicles. FTA head of policy for London Natalie Chapman, told Motortransport.co.uk that it was a positive step by TfL: “There are […]
FTA chief executive David Wells fears the government may try to blame the haulage industry for “failing to plan” for a no-deal Brexit in the event of subsequent road transport disruption.
MT takes a look at yesterday’s pre-Brexit budget (29 Oct) delivered by Chancellor Phillip Hammond to see what lies ahead for the logistics sector and UK economy as it approaches a crucial point.
The government has confirmed that it plans to trial truck platoons on the UK’s strategic road network in the 2016 spring Budget.