The DVLA appears to have postponed plans to abolish the driving licence paper counterpart from 1 January, yielding to concerns the new system would introduce unnecessary complexities. According to the FTA, the DfT confirmed the delay in an informal exchange with it in early December but gave no reason for the postponement or any fresh target date for abolition. The BVRLA has separately confirmed the news and said it was told abolition would now take place in the spring. A […]
A reduction in import tariffs for new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit will still cripple UK haulage, according to manufacturers and trade associations.
“Give furlough scheme immediate flexibility to avoid tidal wave of redundancies,” FTA urges government
The furlough scheme must allow for part-time working and flexibility this month if UK logistics is to stave off a tidal wave of redundancies, according to the FTA.
The FTA has accused the London Assembly of “not thinking things through” after its Transport Committee called for a cut in LCV traffic in the capital, just months after it demanded a ban on HGV traffic in the rush hour.