The HGV driver shortage is still rife, the FTA has warned, after its latest quarterly industry survey found almost a third of operators are facing long-term recruitment delays. The Quarterly Transport Activity Survey, sponsored by Santander, also found that members were keen for clarification on what the situation will be with EU national employees after Brexit, but predicted good sector growth for Q3 2017. Christopher Snelling, FTA head of national and regional policy, said: “At a time when British businesses […]
Tolls on the two Severn crossings are to be axed on 17 December, a fortnight earlier than initially planned.
The winners of the FTA everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards for 2014 were announced at a ceremony at The Savoy Hotel in London today.
The government has confirmed that it plans to trial truck platoons on the UK’s strategic road network in the 2016 spring Budget.