There are still 400 longer semi-trailer allocations available, the DfT has said, and operators only have four weeks to apply for them. The ten-year longer semi-trailer trial was launched in 2012 with operators bidding for 1,800 allocations of 14.6m and 15.65m variants. All allocations had been issued at the begining of the year, but 400 had been subsequently returned, a DfT spokesman confirmed. A report complied by Risk Solutions, published in June, said It has taken two years to get […]
The RHA is warning the government not to create fleets of stranded assets as it moves to phase out diesel powered HGVs.
The government has ruled out funding HGV licence acquisitions to ease the current driver shortage in the UK, according to DfT minister Lord Ahmed.
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.