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Proposed new European Road Transport Rules raise concerns at FTA

Proposed new European Road Transport Rules raise concerns at FTA

The publication of a package of legislative proposals on road transport by the European Commission has been received with mixed feelings by the Freight Transport Association FTA. According to FTA, the largest membership association representing the UK logistics industry, while the range of measures announced contains welcome elements that will …

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FTA Chief Executive congratulates new Senior Traffic Commissioner

FTA Chief Executive congratulates new Senior Traffic Commissioner

Freight Transport Association FTA Chief Executive David Wells has congratulated Richard Turfitt on his appointment as Senior Traffic Commissioner and says he looks forward to working closely with someone who recognises that the regulatory environment must not function in isolation from the wider, multi-modal logistics industry. As Traffic Commissioner for …

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Van Excellence Gold Partners recognised

Van Excellence Gold Partners recognised

In recognition of their unstinting support in promoting Van Excellence to all sectors of industry, the Van Excellence Gold Partners for 2017 – ARI, Bott Ltd, Brigade Electronics, Hertz, Lex Autolease and Microlise – were presented with celebratory plaques at the 2017 Van Excellence Operational Briefing in Twickenham held on …

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Private testing makes sense but safety must come first says FTA

Private testing makes sense but safety must come first says FTA

Allowing exemplary commercial vehicle operators to test their own vehicles makes sense, but the Freight Transport Association FTA says safety standards must be a priority. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has released its five-year year business plan to help drivers stay safe on Britain’s roads. DVSA ‘s strategy …

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