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 […]
XPO Logistics (formerly Norbert Dentressangle) has extended the reach of Radius Systems’ supply chain to include daily distribution service to Ireland and Northern Ireland, after it signed a five year contract with the piping manufacturer earlier this year.
The FTA has accused the Local Government Association (LGA) of “a cheap attempt to make headlines” after it claimed HGVs are pushing the state of local roads “over the edge”.
Government support for Nottingham’s decision to reject plans for a charging clean air zone (CAZ) had opened the door for other cities to follow its example, according to the FTA.