The HGV Road User Levy Bill has successful completed its second reading in the House of Commons, bringing road charging for all operators a step closer. The bill, which remains on course to see the introduction of a levy for both domestic and foreign registered vehicles in the UK by April 2014, was unopposed and is now at committee stage. The maximum daily charge under the levy will be €11 (£8.90), with UK operators receiving a VED offset to make […]
Extra money announced by the government earlier this week for the repair of roads hit by weather damage is welcome – as long as it is spent wisely, the FTA has warned.
The government is looking at funding HGV driver training for those leaving the military to help alleviate the skills shortage.