Chancellor George Osborne has cancelled the planned fuel duty rise in September 2014, confirming a commitment to a duty freeze he made at the Conservative Party Conference in September. The rise was expected to be 1.61ppl, and in freezing this rise the chancellor will have frozen duty for the duration of the parliament, making just one cut of 1ppl. He told the House of Commons today: “We inherited the hated fuel duty escalator and we abolished it; cut and frozen […]
Hauliers delivering to Canary Wharf Contractors’ (CWC) building sites in London could be forced to pay for routeing software technology aimed at helping them avoid London cyclists and left turns, as a consequence of mayor Boris Johnson’s latest policy.
The chancellor Philip Hammond has frozen fuel duty, the HGV Road User Levy and vehicle excise duty (VED) in today’s budget but had little to offer in regards to tackling the UK’s chronic congestion.
Samworth Brothers Supply Chain driver Matthew Pickering has been named the FTA’s Truck Driver of the Year 44-tonne 2016, following a hard-fought contest.