The FTA has welcomed plans by the French authorities to dismantle a substantial part of the migrant camp in Calais in the next few days. However, the FTA conceded that moving the whole camp to a different location much further away from the port and Eurotunnel terminal, as it has previously called for, might be “a tricky issue”. Speaking after a meeting yesterday with Xavier Bertrand, newly elected president of the Nord Pas de Calais Picardie region, FTA head of […]
The government has ruled out funding HGV licence acquisitions to ease the current driver shortage in the UK, according to DfT minister Lord Ahmed.
The FTA has rejected the London Assembly’s call for a rush-hour lorry ban in the capital, saying it is no “silver bullet” for improving safety.
The government has approved Leeds City Council’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) plans, which will see pre-Euro-6 trucks charged £50 per day to enter.