kirsty young

August 31, 2017
Truck on waste pile - fuel for HGVs

It’s not waste it’s fuel

The need to meet targets of reducing greenhouse gasses sees a new government funding for projects to develop the next generation of low carbon fuels from […]
August 22, 2017
Smog filled London needs Clean air zones

Clean air zones need to consider freight

That’s the message the Road Haulage Association (RHA) wants to send to local councils.
July 25, 2017
Calais Port and ferry: HGV Drivers' safety in Calais

Calais Jungle may be gone but it’s still treacherous for HGV Drivers

The latest attack on an HGV driver by Calais migrants has alarmed all, especially The Road Haulage Association (RHA).
July 11, 2017
UK Road Network

Driving in the UK could soon be on a better Road Network

Good news for us all – but the RHA warns the government not to take too long Secretary of State for Transport Chis Grayling announced on 5 July […]
June 30, 2017
Sadiq Khan and London Busclean air

Mayor supports buses on clean air targets – FTA says that’s not enough

We all acknowledge the requirement for cleaner air in our cities. However the costs that will be required in a very short time will be too […]
June 22, 2017
Brexit and map of EU

Brexit, the Customs Union and the FTA

As negotiations are starting The Freight Transport Association (FTA), is asking the government to consider its stance on leaving the EU Customs Union. “This morning, UK […]
May 31, 2017
Lower Thames crossing route

That extra crossing across the Thames may be stalled

That is to say if Labour comes to power next week. The Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, Andy McDonald told kentonline.co.uk that “all options” would […]
May 22, 2017
HGV Drivers' award night winner

And the Driver of the Year is…

This year’s Microlise Driver of the Year winners have been awarded. The overall winner is Rafal Kolanko from Samworth Brothers. Mr Kolanko won the Medium Distance […]
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