AIM Commercial Services MD Allison Kemp has been elected chair of the FTA’s Road Freight Council. She will help to determine the organisation’s approach to pressing issues such as air quality, road infrastructure and driver shortages by facilitating discussions with the FTA’s members at national council meetings. Commented Chris Yarsley, FTA policy manager for road infrastructure: “With her impressive understanding of the sector and dedication to drive change, Allison Kemp is the perfect candidate. From winning Woman of the Year […]
No-deal Brexit will cause ‘paralysis at the border’ in Northern Ireland with lengthy delays for HGVs seeking passage
A no-deal Brexit could result in one lorry every 30 seconds being subjected to checks at the border in Northern Ireland, according to the FTA.
The FTA has called on Eurotunnel and the French authorities to upgrade any weak spots in their security fencing after more than 100 migrants broke into the tunnel operator’s French terminal earlier this month, causing hours of delays to passenger and freight services.