Traffic congestion in London appears to be getting inexorably worse despite the London Congestion Charge, according to a new report. It meant drivers in the capital spent around 82 hours last year stuck in traffic (a 13% increase on 2012), according to a new report from Inrix. The report, based on journey data from GPS-equipped vehicles and mobile devices, suggests London suffered the biggest rise in congestion out of 18 UK cities last year. It also shows drivers across the […]
The RHA has named Samworth Brothers Distribution MD Richard Burnett as its new chief executive. He will take up his position when outgoing chief executive Geoff Dunning retires in August.
MPs have backed Robert Halfon’s private members bill tabled today (16 October), which calls for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt. The Conservative MP for Harlow, and founder of the PetrolPromise campaign, is calling for the complete tax breakdown (duty and VAT) to be printed on all till receipts issued by fuel retailers. “This initiative will serve as a real wake up call to all users of road fuels; petrol or diesel,” said Road […]
Two separate reports rank the UK as one of the most congested countries in the world.