Fuel duty has been frozen for a fifth year in a row in today’s Budget. The chancellor George Osborne confirmed the news earlier, meaning that following a 1ppl cut in 2011 fuel duty has now been frozen for each successive year since. Following the autumn statement late last year, it looked like fuel duty would be raised by the rate of inflation come April, but after lobbying by the likes of FairFuelUK (FFUK) supported by the RHA, FTA and Association of […]
Plans to ban LGVs from entering London during the busiest times of the day could be adopted by other cities across the UK, experts have said.
More of the £500m being set aside for encouraging the take-up of ultra low emission vehicles should be allocated to freight vehicles, the FTA has suggested.
Association warns MPs of crisis during National Lorry Week RHA chief executive Richard Burnett has described the sector’s skills crisis as “unprecedented” and called on the government to reverse its controversial decision not to back an HGV Trailblazer apprenticeship.