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FTA Transport Manager Conference to put safety first

FTA Transport Manager Conference to put safety first

FTA – According to the latest Travel Survey for Northern Ireland (TSNI), each person in the country travels more than 5,800 miles per annum on the nation’s roads, equating to around 16 miles travelled per person per day.* With 25% more cars and vans registered in Northern Ireland compared with …

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FTA clarifies SFA guidance on LGV apprenticeship funding

FTA clarifies SFA guidance on LGV apprenticeship funding

The Freight Transport Association FTA has received clarification from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) after confusing guidance was published by the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) questioning the funding of the apprenticeship LGV driver standard. The guidance sent out by SFA to training providers seemed to imply …

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FTA launches new Carbon Reduction Leadership Award

FTA launches new Carbon Reduction Leadership Award

The Freight Transport Association FTA the leading membership association for the freight and logistics industry, has extended its commitment to reducing the sector’s carbon emissions with the launch of the Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme (LCRS) Leadership in Carbon Reduction award today (13 February), sponsored by Bridgestone. The award will recognise …

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Road pricing must focus on those who have a choice says FTA

Road pricing must focus on those who have a choice says FTA

The London Assembly’s proposed road pricing scheme to replace the Congestion Charge should target drivers who have a choice whether to use London’s roads, says the UK’s largest transport trade organisation the Freight Transport Association FTA . Congestion is the biggest problem facing transport in London and FTA is pleased …

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Reduction in Severn Crossing tolls cautiously welcomed by FTA

Reduction in Severn Crossing tolls cautiously welcomed by FTA

The Freight Transport Association FTA the membership trade organisation which represents the transport interests of companies moving goods by road, rail, sea and air, has welcomed the announcement from the Department for Transport that tolls payable at the Severn Crossing are to be reduced. The reductions, which are to be …

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FTA Van Excellence briefings to return in spring 2017

FTA Van Excellence briefings to return in spring 2017

The FTA Freight Transport Association’s popular Van Excellence Operational Briefings return in spring 2017 with an unrivalled line-up of speakers, exploring risk and driver management and discussing best practice and compliance issues. The briefings will take place on 15 February in Harrogate, 22 February in London and on 1 March …

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