The FTA has accused the Local Government Association (LGA) of “a cheap attempt to make headlines” after it claimed HGVs are pushing the state of local roads “over the edge”. The FTA said this week the LGA’s claim was incorrect and showed a “clear lack of understanding” of the impact of freight vehicles on road surfaces. The FTA’s response was triggered by an LGA report, published last week, which used government figures showing a 5% increase in the goods carried […]
The RHA and FTA have attacked the Migration Advisory Committee’s call to favour high-skilled migrants after Brexit, warning it would amplify the skills shortage the logistics sector already faces.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has complained that the government is adding further delay to the process of building a new Lower Thames Crossing.
The haulage industry gave a warm welcome this week to reports that prime minister Boris Johnson is planning to cut fuel duty for the first time in nine years.