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FTA calls for more protection after driver attacked in Calais

Truck drivers working in Calais need extra protection after Brexit has made migrants more desperate to reach the UK before tighter border controls are brought in, according to the Freight Transport Association.

Truck driving fails to impress in Twitter poll

The majority of parents who voted in a Twitter poll conducted by the Freight Transport Association (FTA), operator of half of the UK fleet, don’t want their children to become truck drivers. 79% of parents who voted, followers of the FTA’s official Twitter account, say they wouldn’t recommend the industry to their children.

Nominations announced for Fleet Safety Awards 2016

The shortlist for the prestigious annual Fleet Safety Awards, which recognise the work done in reducing the number of road crashes involving at-work drivers, has been announced for 2016.

Davies Turner expands its UK-Poland service

Davies Turner is upgrading its two-way overland trailer services between the UK and Poland by including its Bristol and Manchester hubs in its direct service network.

Parcel delivery business steals the show at transport awards

A UK parcel delivery company won three awards at the Motor Transport Awards in London – just 12 months after making history as the first company to win all five categories they entered in the 2015 awards.