In a speech earlier this month London Mayor Boris Johnson singled out the drivers’ hours rules as the type of European legislation that he would like to see removed if the United Kingdom left the EU. Johnson described the weight of employment regulation as “back-breaking”, citing regulations ranging from the Collective Redundancies Directive to the Working Time Directive. “The health and safety at work framework directive, which means all businesses of whatever size have to keep written records of their […]
As hauliers face yet another rise this summer in insurance premium tax, MT looks at what action industry can take to lessen its impact
The DfT is being urged to make longer semi-trailers a ‘business as usual’ option for fleets, following the government’s latest trial update.