Truck manufacturers have called on the next government to secure a swift deal on Brexit and stop the uncertainties that could result from drawn-out negotiations. Speaking at the Truck to the Future debate, MAN Truck and Bus UK MD Thomas Hemmerich said there was a contrast between negative discussions about the effect of Brexit in Europe and in the UK. He said UK operators were saying “this [Brexit] is great”. He pointed to the new unit registrations in the first […]
Senior management at road transport operators in the UK do not believe that Brexit will damage their growth prospects in the short or medium-term, with a majority anticipating significantly or slightly better growth in 2018 and 2019.
RTITB will be using next week’s Microlise Transport Conference to raise awareness of how training is vital in raising workplace road safety standards.
The Liberal Democrats have blamed Brexit and the subsequent fall in the value of the pound since the vote for a 5ppl increase in the cost of fuel over the period, something they claim will be a longer term trend despite the current respite in UK pump prices.