An announcement is expected before the end of this week detailing how the HGV Road User Levy is to be enforced in Northern Ireland. Although the levy has been payable by law in NI since April – as elsewhere in the UK – there has been no enforcement of it there so far as a result of ongoing discussions about route exemptions and NI’s failure to pass the required subordinate legislation. The Department of the Environment has not even agreed […]
The UK’s market for new HGVs plummeted by more than a fifth in the first quarter of 2020 with 9,193 units registered, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Tyres aged 10 years and older will be banned from HGVs in England, Scotland and Wales, under new rules to help improve road safety.
The RHA is demanding clarity on how hauliers will be expected to run their businesses from January next year when full border customs checks from the EU are imposed.