Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell (right) has questioned whether a one-size-fits-all O-licence fee is still appropriate given the diversity in the type, scale and size of transport operations across today’s road transport industry. In the TCs’ annual reports for 2015/16, Bell noted that nearly three-quarters of goods and PSV O-licences were held by companies operating between one and five vehicles, and queried whether the current flat-rate licence fees for all operators were set at the right level. She said […]
Daf has pledged three years of sponsorship to the Think Logistics scheme, joining Abbey Logistics and the RHA, in its drive to bring in a new generation of the logistics workforce.
The RHA has warned that heavy reliance on overseas HGV drivers poses a risk to the long-term resilience of the UK road transport sector, and takes money out of the UK economy.
Moving the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais to UK soil in the event of the UK leaving the EU would simply encourage more migrants to attempt to reach Britain by any means and could lead to a “free-for-all”, the FTA has warned.