The BVRLA has welcomed the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy, which comes into effect today (1 April) and means that foreign-registered lorries will have to pay to travel on UK roads. The time-based charge will be applied to all lorries weighing more than 12 tonnes that are used or kept on UK roads, and will cost £10 a day or £1,000 a year, which is the maximum charge permitted under EU regulations. UK hauliers will have to pay the […]
Industry experts have accused TfL of putting the cart before the horse with its Direct Vision Standard (DVS).
The new apprenticeship levy will come into play on 6 April and will change the way the industry funds and trains its apprentices. Having led the industry’s bid for its own trailblazer apprenticeship, RHA deputy director of policy Colin Snape marks National Apprenticeship Week for Motortransport.co.uk by outlining the top five things operators need to know about the tax and how to use it.
The FTA has welcomed the government’s decision to slash the cost of using the Severn Bridges but said it should have gone further.