A leading commercial vehicle insurance broker has expressed surprise that the logistics sector has not reacted more angrily to the 3.5% hike in insurance premium tax (IPT) that came into effect this month. The rise, which was announced in the Budget in July and affects a range of insurance policy types including motor insurance and national goods-in-transit (GIT) cover, as well as buildings, contents, public liability and employer’s liability policies, leaves IPT adding 9.5% to basic premiums. The increase is […]
The Forth Road Bridge will reopen to all vehicles at 11pm this Saturday (20 February) after being closed to HGV traffic for more than two months.
Proposals to prevent drivers from completing the same module more than once during a five-year Driver CPC period could restrict operators’ ability to provide relevant training for their drivers, according to the FTA.