FTA’s European Road Transport Guide – updated edition now available.

The fully updated 2017 edition of the Freight Transport Association’s European Road Transport Guide sponsored by Eurotunnel is now available.

The 22nd edition of the guide provides information and advice for road transport operators moving goods to Europe and beyond, whether they are working as professional international hauliers or in the own account sector.  The guide includes essential facts for fleet operators, including details of public holidays, weekend lorry bans and toll prices.

New content includes brief, early comments on how Brexit might affect international operations; top tips for safe summer and winter driving; precautions to consider when travelling to risky destinations; drivers’ hours and new restrictions on weekly rest in the cab; and minimum wages and requirements around the posting of workers in some member states.

FTA’s international members receive one copy of the guide free of charge and can buy additional copies at a discounted price.  Non-international members and the general public can also buy copies (code 4055) from Shopfta online at www.shop.fta.co.uk or by telephone on 03717 11 11 11.

 

FTA’s International Service also includes access to the following:

  • The FTA Member Advice Centre – providing answers to everyday questions and access to bilingual transport lawyers
  • An Alert Emergency Service – providing news on unexpected blockades, border delays, local strikes and road closures
  • Up-to-date information on driving restrictions in Europe
  • A live translation service for drivers in trouble abroad
  • Monthly European Digest international enews

For more information on FTA’s International Service call the Member Service Centre on 03717 11 22 22.

Notes for editors

For further information or a review copy of the European Road Transport Guide, please contact the FTA press office via email: [email protected] or call 01892 552255.

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The Freight Transport Association can trace its origins back to 1889 and is recognised as the voice of the freight and logistics industry, representing the transport interests of companies moving goods by road, rail, sea and air.  FTA members operate over 220,000 goods vehicles – half the UK fleet – consign over 90 per cent of the freight moved by rail and 70 per cent of sea and air freight.

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