The FTA and RHA have welcomed the HGV Road User Levy Act, which became law yesterday (28 February).From April 2014, all LGVs weighing more than 12 tonnes will be charged up to £1,000 per year to use Britain’s roads. UK operators will be compensated through a reduction in VED, of which new rates will be announced in the chancellor’s Budget Statement on 20 March. RHA head of media relations Kate Gibbs said: “We welcome it with open arms. It’s been […]
The new government must support the industry in meeting clean air legislation and not villainise HGVs, according to the FTA’s election manifesto.
The skills shortage and the industry’s image will be at the forefront of a workshop hosted by the RHA at the Microlise Transport Conference.