Operators could see a reduction in the fees paid for digital tachograph cards later this year, as DVLA looks to return a £25m surplus. Under the proposals a raft of fees would change. A first GB driving licence would fall from £50 to £43 for a paper application and to £34 for a digital application; those for renewals would fall from £20 to £17 (paper) or £14 (digital); and the cost of a driver or company digital tachograph card would […]
Welcome to the first edition of Motor Transport’s Power Players – the list of the 20 people who we believe have the most influence and exert the most control over the road transport industry. This list is by no means objective, but we’ve debated the merits of those on the list. You will find operators, clients, industry stakeholders and a few off-the-wall choices. Some are there because they exerted power in 2012, while others appear because we expect them to […]
TfL is to step away from the day-to-day running of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) and bring in a private party on a commercial basis, in a move that suggests operators will soon face a fee to be part of the initiative.
The logistics industry has welcomed the proposals in the Taylor review into self-employed workers as a sensible, half-way house that would provide those in the ‘gig economy’ more security while still affording businesses the flexibility they require.