FTA calls for clarity on future of Severn bridges

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has urged the government to provide clarity on the future of the Severn crossings, which are due to return to public ownership in 2018. Currently operated by Severn River Crossing plc, the two bridges linking…



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Driving Forward Video News – Prescription drugs warning for drivers

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has issued a response to the latest data showing a significant increase in drug-driving prosecutions across the UK. Official government figures published this month have shown that drug-driving prosecutions reached an all-time high last year,…



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Mobile phone safety essential for fleet operators

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has issued a warning to fleet operators across the UK that they must ensure their staff are not breaking the law and using mobile phones when driving. Professional drivers must be aware of the law…



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LGV apprenticeship funding ‘a positive step’

The news that a new funding framework has been set up by the government for the Trailblazer LGV Driver Apprenticeship programme has been warmly welcomed by the Freight Transport Association (FTA). It was announced in an open letter (on June…



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Well Done to Burnley’s Intrepid Athletes

A massive congratulations is in order for our very own Joanne Horne, Tom Cosway, Matt Farrington, Zach Green and Robert Bleasdale, who completed the Burnley 10K for Pendleside Hospice on Sunday 5th June. The team, all from our Burnley office,…



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