The head of FairFuel UK (FFUK) Howard Cox has said the campaign remains very much alive and kicking, after the departure of co-founder Peter Carroll. The FTA, RHA, Association of Pallet Networks and the RAC have all pledged their continuing support as the major backers of the campaign, with journalist Quentin Willson remaining on board as FFUK’s national spokesman. Cox told Motortansport.co.uk that in recent weeks he had visited 40 MPs from across the political divide ahead of next week’s […]
Elddis Transport is focusing on efficiency with new trucks and trailers in a bid to mitigate the effect of the rising price of fuel.
The Chancellor turned his back on the road transport industry in the Budget, announcing August’s 3.02ppl increase in fuel duty will stay. MT takes a look at the economic case against this decision. The price of bulk diesel has climbed 18.9% in the past 18 months, to reach a record high of 117ppl. Meanwhile, companies have continued to go to the wall, with Hull-based AR Lunn the latest failure. Predictably, rising fuel costs were a main reason why 115 employees […]
Training course providers have reacted with scepticism to a new DVSA recommendation that they should include one hour on vulnerable road users (VRUs) in every Driver CPC periodic training course from next year.