The FTA has called on the government to protect infrastructure spending when it publishes its Spending Review this Wednesday (26 June). The review will cover the spending period starting from April 2015, and the FTA has urged chancellor George Osborne to maintain investment in transport infrastructure to ensure it can cope with the demands a return to growth will bring. The FTA has called for the chancellor to: Increase the focus on protecting existing assets and encourage a more strategic […]
LPG trade association UKLPG has signed up as an official backer of FairFuelUK (FFUK), and has taken the opportunity to urge the government to make alternative fuels more affordable in next month’s Budget.
A suggestion by new president of the Institute of Highway Engineers for the government to consider banning trucks from UK motorways on Sundays has been described as “out of touch” and “the last thing” the industry would want to see in the UK. Richard Hayes, who will became president of the IHE this week, says he will be writing to the roads minister, Mike Penning, to ask the Department for Transport (DfT) to investigate the issue as part of its […]
Fleet operators making deliveries into London will be hit by a steep 17% price increase for entering the Congestion Charge from next month, Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed today (28 May).