The RHA and FTA have warned that hauliers operating under the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) face extra costs and unnecessary legislation if proposed changes go ahead. The proposals, launched last week for consultation by London Councils, would require HGVs of 18-plus tonnes to fit sideguards and Class V and V1 mirrors as part of their LLCS membership. London Councils said ex- tending the scheme’s remit to cover safety, rather than simply noise pollution, would be a positive step towards […]
The proposed congestion charge on HGVs using the Port of Dover has been rebutted by Dover Council on the grounds that air quality in the town was improving.
The head of road freight and transport policy at the FTA has predicted a hectic final year ahead for Driver CPC, but believes the industry can ultimately meet the challenge.
A cross-party group of MPs joined FairFuelUK (FFUK) and its backers today, to deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street calling for a 3ppl reduction in fuel duty in next week’s Budget.