Only half the foreign-registered trucks visiting Northern Ireland are paying the HGV Road User Levy, NI minister of the environment, Mark Durkan, has suggested. Responding recently to a written question about the impact of the HGV Road User Levy on cross-border trade in Ireland, Durkan confirmed: “The most recent data from the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) indicates that compliance is around 50%”. A spokeman for the Department of the Environment (DOE) has since confirmed that the DVA data Durkan […]
London Councils could improve cycling safety by relaxing the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to enable more deliveries to be made at night, the FTA has told Motortransport.co.uk.
The FTA and RHA joined forces at a Treasury meeting last Friday (20 Feb) to push for immediate government funding towards the cost of training and licence acquisition for new HGV drivers.
From 1 January, standard O-licence holders will be required to demonstrate an increased level of financial facilities, after the drop in the value of value of the pound following the EU referendum.