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FTA Congestion a serious issue on UK roads Latest Fleet News

FTA Congestion a serious issue on UK roads Latest Fleet News

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A freeze in fuel duty has not contributed to an increase in the number of lorries on UK roads, FTA has claimed

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The UK has the most congested roads in Europe (Flickr/jonbgem)

UK drivers spend an average of 32 hours a year in congestion during peak hours.

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The FTA has expressed concern over the discrepancy between industry opinion and government statistics, following official figures from Highways England.

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Highway Code needs smart motorway update, says AA

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... than £1.5bn on motorway improvements will make journeys easier at traffic hot spots across the Midlands, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA).

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“A move in the right direction” is the message from the Freight Transport Association – responding to the news that a new class of continental-style ' ...

HGV safety scheme keeping cleaner trucks off London's roads, says FTA

Highways England has admitted it needs to up its game when it comes to communicating delays on the road network to drivers.

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Joanne Turner, commercial director at Freightliner, says: “Customers will choose a mode for a number of different reasons. Usually cost is a high priority ...

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... the government company responsible for the country's motorways and major A roads has joined forces with the Freight Transport Association (FTA) to offer ...

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Congestion is a problem on UK roads but the government has pledged billions on road, air and rail improvements to boost the economy and jobs

Hundreds of people turned out at Weston-super-Mare seafront on Saturday, 10 June to watch crews from across the UK compete in the National Refuse ...

The proposed congestion charge on HGVs using the Port of Dover has been rebutted by Dover Council on the grounds that air quality in the town was improving.

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) would like Highways England to provide a better flow of information on forthcoming roadworks so that operators can ...

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DRIVERLESS cars could increase congestion on some UK roads for several years, according to a Department for Transport (DfT) study.

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Driverless lorry trials to start on UK roads next year

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A proposed congestion charge on HGVs using the Port of Dover has been met with “incredulity” by the trade associations, which warned such a charge could ...

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Prospects for future global trade are bleaker without an expanded Heathrow Airport, says FTA

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Major roads are getting more congested according to Britain's drivers, a detailed poll revealed today. Many blame bus lanes and cycle lanes for adding to ...

All the latest news and views following the Government's announcement that platoons of self-driving lorries are set to be trialled on motorways in the UK.

As the M6 Toll road celebrates its tenth anniversary, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has said that the route it is not a realistic option for ...

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Chancellor's decision to inject new money into the cash-starved transport infrastructure as part of ...

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FTA “deeply disappointed” in Midlands Expressway Limited's decision to increase prices on Birmingham's M6

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... Balfour Beatty has been scrapped after the government opted against defending a judicial review of the scheme. Highways England announced on Wednesday ...

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All non-essential road improvements in the capital have been put on hold for two years, due to a shortage of funds, by the deputy mayor for transport, ...

... Quiet Deliveries: Good Practice, Principles and Process document from the Department for Transport, the industry body warned that any fleet intending ...

Fleets operators are being urged to respond to a consultation from Transport for London (TfL) which is proposing an increase in Penalty Charge Notices ...

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The FTA has reacted with disappointment to the latest government announcement linked to Operation Stack.

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The biggest financial hit was felt in London, where £264m is lost to traffic each year, followed by Manchester (£169m) and the Birmingham area, ...

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The number of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) on UK roads is on the rise, with the current vehicle parc of 3.4 million forecast to almost double to six ...

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The UK has the most congested roads in Europe (Flickr/jonbgem)

UK drivers spend an average of 32 hours a year in congestion during peak hours.

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Highway Code needs smart motorway update, says AA

... than £1.5bn on motorway improvements will make journeys easier at traffic hot spots across the Midlands, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA).

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HGV safety scheme keeping cleaner trucks off London's roads, says FTA

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Highways England has admitted it needs to up its game when it comes to communicating delays on the road network to drivers.

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Draft London Plan still has issues to be addressed, says FTA

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Joanne Turner, commercial director at Freightliner, says: “Customers will choose a mode for a number of different reasons. Usually cost is a high priority ...

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Road safety charity Brake has responded to the latest publication of traffic accident and fatality figures for the UK from the Department for Transport.

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FTA part of HGV coalition asking Minister for fair treatment in Clean Air Zones

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The Freight Transport Association (FTA) would like Highways England to provide a better flow of information on forthcoming roadworks so that operators can ...

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The RHA has said research claiming that road building fails to cut congestion and bring economic benefits, whilst creating higher than expected pollution ...

TfL congestion charge hike is a over-inflationary tax rise for businesses, says FTA

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The Government is raising the speed limit for lorries on single carriageway roads to 50mph.

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... the government company responsible for the country's motorways and major A roads has joined forces with the Freight Transport Association (FTA) to offer ...

Prospects for future global trade are bleaker without an expanded Heathrow Airport, says FTA

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Major roads are getting more congested according to Britain's drivers, a detailed poll revealed today. Many blame bus lanes and cycle lanes for adding to ...

FTA asks for fair treatment in Clean Air Zones

Heathrow 'showing the world our country is open for business', as airfreight increases by 13%

FTA “deeply disappointed” in Midlands Expressway Limited's decision to increase prices on Birmingham's M6

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Time to end congestion at Heathrow's cargo centre

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... Quiet Deliveries: Good Practice, Principles and Process document from the Department for Transport, the industry body warned that any fleet intending ...

New Mayor of London, Sadiq Kahn, has been quick to make his mark on the capital by announcing plans to clean up the city's air pollution problem.

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A proposed congestion charge on HGVs using the Port of Dover has been met with “incredulity” by the trade associations, which warned such a charge could ...

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Hauliers are worried about London's Ultra-Low Emission Zone plans

A number of trade bodies in the UK's leasing, transport and vehicle distribution spaces have called for clarity on how heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) will be ...

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