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 […]
All Severn Crossing tolls are to be scrapped by the end of 2018, the government has confirmed.
In a speech earlier this month London Mayor Boris Johnson singled out the drivers’ hours rules as the type of European legislation that he would like to see removed if the United Kingdom left the EU.
Both the FTA and the RHA have welcomed the launch of the Scottish government’s rail strategy Delivering the Goods.