The FTA has warned operators to remain vigilant about the threat of a fuel duty hike this year. Addressing delegates at last week’s Microlise Transport Conference, FTA deputy chief executive James Hookham said that at 57.95ppl, the UK’s fuel duty remained one of the highest in Europe, with only the Netherlands levying more tax on fuel. “That number has got a lot to do with Quentin [Willson],” he said. “We should take a moment to acknowledge the fact that number […]
Transport for London (TfL) has released its Olympic Freight Journey Planner, to help operators navigate the disruption London 2012 will bring this summer. The Pie Mapping developed planner calculates the most appropriate route for operators to take during the Games period based on the date and time of day and the vehicle’s dimensions. Although free to all, the journey planner offers further functionality to members of TfL’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme. This includes the ability to save your routes, chosen […]
The FTA has called for a freight commissioner for London to ensure mayor Sadiq Khan’s draft transport strategy is implemented.
Campaign group FairFuelUK (FFUK) has called again on chancellor Philip Hammond to use tomorrow’s Autumn Statement (22 November) to cut fuel duty and boost the economy.