Prominent Northern Ireland LGV operator Willie Oliver has called for stiffer penalties to be applied to those found using laundered fuel. Oliver, who is MD of Coleraine-based Oliver Transport Services and a board member of the RHA, has also thrown his weight behind the recent suggestion by RHA director of policy Jack Semple that the forthcoming Irish fuel duty rebate will increase the lure of illicit fuel. Current penalties for those found driving around with illegal diesel simply do not […]
Logistics UK has called on the government to scrap plans to ramp up fuel duty to help pay for the Covid-19 crisis.
FTA Ireland is warning UK shippers and hauliers to ensure any goods sent to the Republic of Ireland are accompanied by the correct declarations paperwork or face potential delays on arrival at Dublin and other Irish ports.
The Co-operative Group, which has said it would welcome the opportunity to trial more longer semi-trailers, has become one of the first customers to receive Dolphin aerodynamic truck bodies from Gray & Adams. The Dolphin is named because of its streamlined profile, which is designed to maximise fuel-efficiency and therefore reduce CO2 emissions. The design, fitted in this example to two 26-tonne Scania chassis, features cappings that follow the curvature of the roof, and a vortex generator to smooth the […]