The DVLA has extended the time period that third parties can view a driver’s licence records via an online code from 72 hours to 21 days in a “victory for common sense”. This move has been welcomed by industry, but online licence checking still remains a contentious issue among firms needing to check multiple licences, following the abolition of the paper counterpart last month. Ian Gallagher, FTA lead on DVLA, said: “Allowing employers longer to use the code before it […]
The government is being urged not to raise fuel duty in the forthcoming Budget following speculation that the first increase in a decade is on the cards.
The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it.
Continuing delays in the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) means operators are now on a cliff edge of financial ruin, the FTA has warned.