Own-account operators in Northern Ireland will need a licence from July for the first time. The Department of the Environment has set the 1 July as the deadline that will bring those moving their own goods by road into the licensing fold. Up until now only those providing hire and reward services were required to hold a Goods Vehicle Operator Licence in Northern Ireland when running vehicles exceeding 3.5-tonne GVW. However from this summer all operators running vehicles above 3.5 […]
An announcement is expected before the end of this week detailing how the HGV Road User Levy is to be enforced in Northern Ireland.
FORS has joined forces with Network Rail to try to drive down the number of bridge strikes by HGVs.
A Midlands temperature controlled haulier is waiting to hear if it has been granted planning permission to open a haulage yard for 15 HGVs and create 26 jobs.