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Coronavirus: Logistics needs Brexit transition extension, says FTA

Coronavirus: Logistics needs Brexit transition extension, says FTA

The challenges posed by the Covid-19 virus will make the effective implementation of any new legislation, including Brexit, impossible in the short term, the Freight Transport Association has warned.

Coronavirus: Delivery drivers denied access to hand washing facilities

Coronavirus: Delivery drivers denied access to hand washing facilities

Drivers and warehouse workers are being denied access to hand washing facilities despite it remaining the primary advice from Government to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Government failing on longer semi-trailers, says FTA

Government failing on longer semi-trailers, says FTA

Longer semi-trailers should be a permanent fixture on the UK’s roads following the successful outcome of a government trial, says the Freight Transport Association.

Transport sector earnings on EU investments soar since Brexit vote

Transport sector earnings on EU investments soar since Brexit vote

The UK transport industry has seen earnings on its investments in the EU rocket by more than 400 per cent since the Brexit vote, analysis of the latest ONS data has revealed.

Moveable barrier set to deal with Brexit disruption

New moveable barrier set to deal with any Brexit disruption on M20

A concrete barrier which can be deployed in hours and described as a “long-term solution to handle traffic disruption in Kent”, will be in place from December 2020, the Government has announced.