Press releases

New edition of FTA Van Drivers' Handbook now available

Tue May 09 12:11:00 BST 2017

To provide van drivers with a quick and easy reference guide to help them stay legally compliant, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has published a new, fully-updated edition of its Van ...

J M Hall Couriers proud to achieve Van Excellence

Tue May 09 11:17:00 BST 2017

J M Hall Couriers Ltd, with a fleet of 350 vans across 14 depots, has gained the Freight Transport Association���s coveted Van Excellence Operator Accreditation, showing its dedication to the ...

Failed your MOT? You should pay, not the whole sector, says FTA

Tue Apr 18 17:26:00 BST 2017

The Freight Transport Association has called on the government to ensure the cost of enforcement against owners of dangerous or unroadworthy vans is charged to those not complying with the law, ...

Van Excellence gold partners recognised

Thu Apr 13 16:34:00 BST 2017

In recognition of their unstinting support in promoting Van Excellence to all sectors of industry, the Van Excellence Gold Partners for 2017 - ARI, Bott Ltd, Brigade Electronics, Hertz, Lex ...

Briefings to help improve safety in the van industry

Thu Jan 19 17:19:00 GMT 2017

With over four million vans on the UK���s roads, it is vital to improve safety and compliance within the industry and help businesses of all sizes professionalise their van operations. ...