A leading commercial vehicle insurance broker has expressed surprise that the logistics sector has not reacted more angrily to the 3.5% hike in insurance premium tax (IPT) that came into effect this month. The rise, which was announced in the Budget in July and affects a range of insurance policy types including motor insurance and national goods-in-transit (GIT) cover, as well as buildings, contents, public liability and employer’s liability policies, leaves IPT adding 9.5% to basic premiums. The increase is […]
A guide for drivers to raise awareness of cargo crime and offer advice on protection has been produced by CV security specialist Maple.
Haulage operators in Scotland now have until next summer to lodge a claim for damages in relation to a cartel among truck manufacturers, following a decision in the country’s Supreme Court.