The industry has welcomed the chancellor’s decision to cancel the planned September fuel duty rise, but says more still needs to be done to get the economy on the road to recovery. The RHA, FTA and FairFuelUK welcomed the duty freeze, but were disappointed that George Osborne did not cut fuel duty. FTA MD of policy and communications James Hookham said: “While we are relieved that the immediate danger has passed, in order to get the UK back on the […]
The RHA has slammed Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon’s criticism of HGVs for using trunk roads in heavy snow as “naïve in the extreme”.
Acumen Distribution has grown its fleet of longer semi-trailers from four to 18 15.65m units.
FTA chief executive Theo de Pencier is to join transport watchdog Passenger Focus, the organisation that will be scrutinising the performance of Highways England, which goes live next month.