The government must guarantee it will scrap the Severn Crossing tolls as promised, the FTA has said. Prime minister Theresa May pledged to scrap the charge, currently the costliest road toll in the UK, altogether last month as part of her election campaign. The FTA said that it wants to see a clear commitment from the new government to upholding that promise now the election is over. It currently costs an HGV £20 to cross the bridge, and a van […]
The Home Affairs Committee has said it cannot see how the government will fulfil its promise to deliver 100% exit checks at Britain’s major cross-Channel terminals.
The UK’s brightest female talent within road transport are being called to enter the 2013 Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. With seven categories, including director of the year, industry champion, and team leader of the year, the awards aim to highlight the diverse career opportunities available in the sector and raise awareness of the number of talented females excelling in what has long been perceived a male-dominated sector. Maxine Benson, co-founder of everywoman, said: “The transport and logistics sector […]
The FTA has welcomed the publication of more detailed information for operators ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in July.