Road haulage rates fell by 0.8% in the third quarter of 2013, figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown. The fall in prices for freight transport by road in the three months to the end of September is the first ever documented in the ONS’s Services Producer Price Index, which has measured changes in the prices received by businesses in the UK for selected services since late 2010. It leaves road haulage rates just 0.17% higher than […]
LGV operators should not feel they are being singled out in the drive to cut cyclist deaths and injuries in London, as modifications to make construction vehicles safer are just part of a package of measures being introduced to improve cycle safety, London major Boris Johnson said on Monday (9 December).
The government will work to avoid the “disaster” of a hard border between the Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit by keeping customs regulation to a minimum, but the RHA said it has reservations about the lack of detail provided.
Moving the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais to UK soil in the event of the UK leaving the EU would simply encourage more migrants to attempt to reach Britain by any means and could lead to a “free-for-all”, the FTA has warned.