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Driving to the Top: Van Excellence Drivers of the Year 2018 Announced

Thursday 19 July 2018

Stephen Hudson of Asda and Luke Birchnall of Bott Ltd are celebrating today after being named the Van Excellence Driver of the Year and Young Driver of the Year 2018 following a rigorous assessment day at the Northern facility of Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd, headline sponsor of the nationwide competition.

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HGVs are motorway-safe, says FTA

Thursday 19 July 2018

FTA has spoken out to reassure drivers that HGVs have never been more motorway-safe. The move follows the publication of a Brake survey, which revealed increased HGV motorway traffic prompted anxiety about safety among other drivers.

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Traffic Commissioners to headline FTA Transport Manager 2018

Monday 16 July 2018

The Freight Transport Association, the largest and most influential business organisation in the logistics sector, has confirmed local Traffic Commissioners will be headlining Transport Manager 2018, sponsored by Bridgestone Tyres, to share their priorities for 2019 and engage with attendees on key industry issues.

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FTA announces finalists for Van Excellence Driver of the Year 2018 competitions

Friday 13 July 2018

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the largest membership body in the UK logistics sector, has revealed the finalists in 2018’s prestigious Van Excellence Driver of the Year and Van Excellence Young Driver of the Year competitions.

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Positive reception for Brexit White Paper from logistics industry

Thursday 12 July 2018

The Freight Transport Association, the leading industry body in the logistics sector, has reacted positively to the content of today’s White Paper outlining the government’s intended future relationship between the UK and European Union after Brexit.

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Pricing trucks out of towns is not the way forward

Wednesday 11 July 2018

A coalition of road transport trade bodies says that Clean Air Zones (CAZ) are unfairly targeting hauliers and that pricing trucks off the road is not the way to reduce emissions. The Road Haulage Association (RHA), British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association (BVRLA), Freight Transport Association (FTA) and National Franchised ...

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FTA recognises Suttons Tankers Ltd with Roadworthiness Award

Tuesday 10 July 2018

FTA has presented Suttons Tankers’ Scunthorpe depot with a 2018 Roadworthiness Award to recognise its excellence in vehicle and trailer fleet maintenance and control of safety related defects.

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15% less: Logistics Industry Commits to Ambitious Carbon Reduction Target by 2025

Monday 09 July 2018

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the largest membership body in the UK logistics sector, has agreed to support a short-term government target of reducing carbon emissions from HGVs by 15%, announced today (9 July 2018) in the government’s Road to Zero report ...

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Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme ideal route for Road to Zero initiative

Monday 09 July 2018

The Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS) – spearheaded by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) and sponsored by Bridgestone – has announced its support of the Government’s ambition to achieve a 15 per cent reduction in carbon emissions from HGVs by 2025 ...

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Quartix becomes Gold Partner to FTA Van Excellence scheme

Thursday 05 July 2018

Vehicle tracking and telematics provider Quartix has signed up as a Van Excellence Gold Partner for 2018 and 2019 ...

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