Department for Transport minister Robert Goodwill on why the commencement of the HGV Road User Levy today (1 April) means a fairer deal for UK hauliers competing against foreign-registered rivals. Doing all we can to help UK businesses thrive has been the government’s priority since we were elected in 2010. Since then we have cut red tape and provided support where it’s most needed and now we have done our bit for the UK haulage industry by introducing the HGV […]
The RAC has called on all major political parties to say in the run-up to the next general election what they intend to do about four key transport concerns – the high cost of fuel, the poor state of the UK’s roads, the need for better enforcement of driving behaviour, and the issue of expensive and inadequate parking facilities.
The FTA has welcomed a new safety initiative by insurance firm Aviva aimed at reducing the number of collisions between cyclists and LGVs – but has stressed that cyclist safety is not just a matter for truck operators.