Scottish hauliers have expressed fears for the viability of their businesses following the revelation that they would have to pay to use UK roads if Scotland votes for independence. A Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) report revealed recently that operators based in an independent Scotland would need to pay the £10 a day HGV Road User Levy that comes into effect in April. The report also said it would be up to the Scottish government to reduce VED […]
Brexit will make it easier for stowaways to enter lorries bound for the UK at French ports, according to a Dutch trade association.
Delegates at this year’s Microlise Conference were divided on whether exiting the EU would have a negative impact on the road transport industry, according to event figures.
The SNP has attacked Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, for having no plan in place to ensure that international hauliers have access to the European single market that has “served logistics for nearly half a century”.