FTA: Free HGV access to M6 Toll would ease congestion and improve air quality


 

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is calling for free use of the M6 Toll by HGVs following last week’s publication of the West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority Strategic Transport Plan. One of the key priorities within the plan is wider use of the toll, however, the FTA said this is not a viable option for freight as the cost currently stands at £11 for an HGV, which is prohibitive for operators. Sally Gilson, FTA Midlands policy manager, said: “The way to […]