The RHA is to launch legal action against the major truck manufacturers, after they were found guilty by the European Commission of price fixing and fined €2.9bn (£2.5bn). The RHA said that after legal advice it would now pursue the case for compensation. Richard Burnett, chief executive of the RHA, said: “We consider ourselves duty-bound to acknowledge and act upon our members’ wishes. “They have made it clear that they feel aggrieved at the news of a truck pricing cartel […]
DFDS will be the first operator to use autonomous vehicle, Vera, in a delivery operation on public roads, Volvo Trucks’ has said.
Government to investigate impact of management agency fees on rising cost of roadside vehicle recovery
A government review is to investigate claims by recovery operators and hauliers that soaring vehicle roadside recovery costs are being driven by the high level of fees taken by the managing agencies running the schemes for Highways England and the police.
A customs software provider for freight forwarders has told the government there is “a totally unacceptable level of risk” in mandating its Customs Declaration Service (CDS) for shipments to and out of Northern Ireland.