Enforcement of the HGV Road User Levy in Northern Ireland is to begin on Monday (17 November), the Department of the Environment (DoE) has confirmed, six-months after enforcement in the rest of the UK began. Earlier this month the Northern Ireland Assembly voted against a motion opposing the introduction of the levy in the country, putting legislation in place to allow enforcement to begin. FTA policy and membership relations manager for Northern Ireland, Seamus Leheny, told Motortransport.co.uk that while “a […]
The DfT is being urged to make longer semi-trailers a ‘business as usual’ option for fleets, following the government’s latest trial update.
Karen Crispe will step down from her role as MD of Tachodisc to join the FTA at the start of April as commercial director.
Transport minister Robert Goodwill has called on the European Commission to consider introducing greater flexibility in the rules about Driver CPC (DCPC) training when it comes to the minimum seven-hour training periods currently required.