The new government must support the industry in meeting clean air legislation and not villainise HGVs, according to the FTA’s election manifesto. The trade association’s head of national policy Christopher Snelling said government should “support freight and logistics operators as they work to comply with the latest Clean Air Zone regulations, and should not be using the industry as a scapegoat for a problem which is the responsibility of all”. He added that there is no environmental benefit to increasing […]
Sir Mike Penning MP, chairman of the newly established Road Freight and Logistics All-Party Parliamentary Group will address delegates at the Microlise Transport Conference this May.
The creation of a northern powerhouse hangs in the balance following the EU referendum result, unless international trade is addressed as a matter of urgency, the FTA has warned.
Only half the foreign-registered trucks visiting Northern Ireland are paying the HGV Road User Levy, NI minister of the environment, Mark Durkan, has suggested.