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 […]
France’s plan to swap the failed Ecotaxe road user charging system with a new Heavy Vehicle Transit Tax early next year have been scrapped indefinitely.
Government’s emissions strategy contains very little for the road transport industy, say associations
Trade associations are urging the government to provide more focus and funding to the road transport sector to help it play its part in reducing UK carbon emissions.
Flexible, frictionless trade between Northern Ireland (NI) and GB is vitally important to the continued success of its economy, according to the FTA, which has published key measures needed before Brexit concludes on 31 December.