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French warned Calais rest area closures could compromise driver safety

French warned Calais rest area closures could compromise driver safety

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has called on French authorities to provide more safe truck parking for trans-European freight transport around Calais following the closure of four rest areas on the A16 and A26.

Stiffer laws in force for drivers caught using mobiles

Stiffer laws in force for drivers caught using mobiles

The penalties for using a hand-held mobile phone while driving have increased across England, Scotland and Wales to six points on your licence and a £200 fine

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  • Employment timebomb could break the supply chain, warns FTA

    17th September 2018

    While much attention has been focused on the latest overall UK unemployment figures, published in mid-August by the Office of National Statistics, the association which represents businesses in the nation’s supply chain is concerned that the status of European workers…

  • Hackney’s ban on HGVs will damage local economy, says FTA

    17th September 2018

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA), has spoken out against Hackney Council’s decision to introduce an Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV) zone from September 3, citing the detrimental effect a ban on goods vehicles will have on local businesses and the wider…

  • M27 diversion route will hit hauliers hard

    17th September 2018

    A two-mile section of the M27, between junctions three and four, near Southampton, will close for three weekends over the next 12 months as part of a £19m bridge renovation project. While acknowledging that the repairs are necessary to maintain…

  • Two new Volvos are just the job for Reynolds

    17th September 2018

    Nottingham-based, Reynolds Recruitment has added another two Volvo trucks to its logistics operation; the latest arrivals joining six other Volvos within the company’s 60-strong fleet of vehicles. Supplied by Hartshorne Motor Services, the new FH13.500 tractor units feature 4,100mm wheelbase…