Scottish hauliers are up in arms about the “horrendous” extra costs they face because of the HGV ban on the Forth Road Bridge, which has been extended until the end of February. The bridge, originally scheduled to reopen to HGV traffic on 4 January after steelwork repairs, will reopen to all other vehicles from today (23 December), but HGVs will remain banned for more than two months. Andrew Black of Andrew Black Haulage and Storage told MotorTransport.co.uk: “The money we’ve […]
It has emerged that the Treasury’s plan to extend the existing island fuel rebate scheme to parts of mainland UK may not result in the same 5p/litre rebate enjoyed by those already in the scheme.
The RHA has confirmed it would like to see a reduced maximum pallet weight applied to tail-lift deliveries right across the road haulage sector – not just among pallet networks.
From 1 January, standard O-licence holders will be required to demonstrate an increased level of financial facilities, after the drop in the value of value of the pound following the EU referendum.