Government plans to evolve the current HGV Road User Levy into a green tax have raised the hackles of the freight industry. The levy’s original brief, when it was launched in 2014, was to create a level playing field that ensured foreign hauliers travelling on UK roads paid towards their upkeep. However, the government has begun a review of the levy with the publication of a “call for evidence” paper by the DfT, which appears to move the levy beyond […]
France’s plan to swap the failed Ecotaxe road user charging system with a new Heavy Vehicle Transit Tax early next year have been scrapped indefinitely.
The government must guarantee it will scrap the Severn Crossing tolls as promised, the FTA has said.
The RHA has said that compensation in its legal case against the truck manufacturers involved in the price-fixing scandal could yield around £6,000 per truck.