International truck operators have been left in limbo after the French government announced a further – this time indefinite – suspension of its Ecotax road user charging scheme. The scheme, which has been delayed twice already, was due to apply from 1 January 2014 to goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes GVW on around 15,000km of French roads not currently covered by existing tolls. After widespread protests in north-west France about the scheme – which reports have suggested would net around […]
France’s plan to swap the failed Ecotaxe road user charging system with a new Heavy Vehicle Transit Tax early next year have been scrapped indefinitely.
Eurotunnel’s freight traffic volumes remained almost static in the Q3 2015, despite a summer of troubles in the port of Calais and further reports of “desperate” migrant activity in past days.
London Councils could improve cycling safety by relaxing the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to enable more deliveries to be made at night, the FTA has told Motortransport.co.uk.