The DfT has revealed the abolition of the paper driving licence will be delayed until 8 June this year. Motortransport.co.uk reported last year that plans to do away with the paper part of the driving licence from January had been put on hold, after opposition from trade associations concerned it would actually increase the burden on hauliers. Trade bodies, including the FTA and vehicle hire body the BVRLA, raised operational concerns about the original proposal. This would have forced anyone […]
UK haulage operators are estimated to see £7.5bn wiped off their turnover this year as the “catastrophic impact” of the coronavirus continues, according to the International Road Transport Union (IRU).
Freight industry must not be ‘thrown to the wolves’ if government fails to deliver viable customs system
The road freight industry is in danger of being “thrown to the wolves” if the government fails to install a competent customs system in time for Brexit, the FTA warned this week.
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.