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WIGGO’S McLAREN SPORTHOME AT BCA

BCA offers a unique opportunity for buyers later this month when Sir Bradley Wiggins’ Sporthome is offered for sale at BCA Blackbushe on 21 September.   The coachbuilt Sporthome by McLaren is based on a long-wheelbase Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 316 2.1 … Continue reading

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Industry needs time to adapt to mayor’s five star plan – FTA

The ‘five star truck safety plan’, announced by the Mayor of London today, has been described as “a much more targeted approach and a step in the right direction” by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) today who also said “industry … Continue reading

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Calais blockade on Monday

FTA today met with one of the organisers of Monday’s blockade in Calais to highlight its potential impact on the UK transport and logistics industry. Main routes into the French town will be completely blocked throughout the day as more … Continue reading

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FTA says fuel duty cut would protect UK economy.

   In its pre-Budget submission to the Chancellor, FTA has told George Osborne that a reduction in fuel duty would make an important contribution towards protecting the UK economy. Writing to Mr Osborne ahead of the Budget on 17 March, … Continue reading

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FTA warns supply chain in danger of collapsing.

   As the Calais migrant problem continues to worsen the Freight Transport Association has warned that the UK supply chain is in danger of collapsing.  The migrant population has risen to around 3,000, as those fleeing North Africa and Middle … Continue reading

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Change to HGV speed limits will improve road safety for all road users.

   The change to HGV speed limits will improve road safety for all road users – is the message from the Freight Transport Association (FTA) today. FTA was voicing its support for the HGV national speed limit on single carriageway roads … Continue reading

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Fuel duty cut is good for the economy.

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) applauded the Chancellor’s recognition that cutting fuel duty does have a positive impact for all – something that the Association has been telling government for a very long time. According to a Treasury Report issued … Continue reading

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