The RAC has introduced a truck rescue patrol vehicle with plans for more in 2017. The roadside rescue vehicle (pictured), which began operating in the West Midlands on 5 December, is equipped to deal with specific issues faced by drivers of commercial vehicles from 3.5-tonne vans to 44-tonne HGVs. The RAC said the service will address the most common causes of breakdown such as batteries and electrical faults, which can be fixed at roadside or depot to get the vehicle […]
LPG trade association UKLPG has signed up as an official backer of FairFuelUK (FFUK), and has taken the opportunity to urge the government to make alternative fuels more affordable in next month’s Budget.
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.
Fair Fuel UK has renewed its call for the government to cut fuel duty to spur the struggling economy, after the Bank of England slashed its UK growth forecast for 2012 to close to zero. Quentin Wilson, national spokesman for FairFuelUK, says: “Growth is paralysed so it’s time the government looked at cutting fuel duty to stimulate activity. If we spend less on fuel tax, we’ll spend more on other things.” Wilson argues fuel duty is one of the last […]