The government has put in its request to the European Commission (EC) to extend the rural fuel rebate scheme to ten more UK towns. Scotland features heavily in the list with Acharacle, Achnasheen, Appin, Carrbridge, Dalwhinnie, Gairloch and Strathpeffer all nominated. Kirkby-in-Furness, Lynton and Hawes are the applications for England. Wales does not feature at all. A final decision on the areas in the scheme is expected from the EC next year. However the Treasury has previously confirmed that its […]
The EU is proposing to relax cabotage rules to allow HGVs on foreign runs to make unlimited deliveries and drop offs over five days rather than the existing limit of three internal movements in a member state over seven days.
Daily diesel sales are 20% lower than before the pandemic lockdown was introduced, with petrol sales down by 26%, according to the latest government data.
FairFuelUK is calling on operators to lobby their MPs to attend a parliamentary inquiry that will look at alternative ways of reducing emissions without the need for ultra-low emission zones (ULEZ) and fuel taxes.