As many as a third of operators in Northern Ireland who should have a restricted operator’s licence don’t have one, the DVA has revealed. According to the DVA, there were 2,914 restricted operator’s licences in force in Northern Ireland in the first quarter of 2014, and 1,113 temporary permits awaiting conversion to a restricted licence – 4,027 in all. The total is little changed from that in the first quarter of 2013, when there were 993 restricted licences in force […]
Scottish hauliers are up in arms about the “horrendous” extra costs they face because of the HGV ban on the Forth Road Bridge, which has been extended until the end of February.
A “trail blazing” scheme for hauliers that pays £75 for each container moved by rail has expanded to offer a coastal and short sea shipping solution as well.