As many as a third of operators in Northern Ireland who should have a restricted operator’s licence don’t have one, the DVA has revealed. According to the DVA, there were 2,914 restricted operator’s licences in force in Northern Ireland in the first quarter of 2014, and 1,113 temporary permits awaiting conversion to a restricted licence – 4,027 in all. The total is little changed from that in the first quarter of 2013, when there were 993 restricted licences in force […]
International truck operators have been left in limbo after the French government announced a further – this time indefinite – suspension of its Ecotax road user charging scheme.
The finalists for this year’s FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards have been revealed.
Treasury minister Danny Alexander has pledged to review FairFuelUK’s (FFUK) economic report, which shows that the planned 3ppl duty rise in January will result in 35,000 job losses and reduce GDP growth by 0.1%. During a landmark meeting yesterday (29 October) with FFUK and its major backers the FTA and RHA, the chief secretary to the Treasury made a firm commitment to look closely at the Impact of fuel duty on the macro-economy report, produced by the National Institute for […]