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 […]
Former FTA president and ex-Christian Salvesen chief executive Stewart Oades has been appointed as a non-executive director at Wincanton.
The DVSA has confirmed it is to publish three new forms of guidance on load security. This will comprise a guide for vehicle operators, a leaflet aimed at drivers, and a series of instructional videos.
The road transport industry will have to help itself, after its call to ‘help us, help you’ via a £150m HGV driver training fund was ignored in yesterday’s Emergency Budget.