The British Vehicle Renting and Leasing Association (BVRLA) is urging businesses to to “look for the logo” when renting or leasing a commercial vehicle. Gerry Keaney, BVRLA chief executive, said: “We need to create a stronger awareness of the BVRLA and the benefits of booking with one of our members.” As part of its new marketing push, the organisation has produced marketing material for its members, which explains to customers the benefits of choosing a BVRLA member. BVRLA has also […]
The FTA has urged the government not to enforce driving licence checks once paper counterparts are abolished on 8 June, as the proposed online replacement is still not a viable alternative for fleet operators.
The BVRLA has welcomed the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy, which comes into effect today (1 April) and means that foreign-registered lorries will have to pay to travel on UK roads.
Industry associations are urging the government to provide finer details on its proposed lorry road user charge (LRUC) following the end of the scheme’s consultation period. The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has questioned how a new grant, set to replace the Reduced Pollution Certificate (RPC) as part of the proposed lorry charging scheme, will affect UK-based operators, particularly those running fleets of 50-plus vehicles. It calculates that its members could lose out on £3.7m in benefits from […]