The DfT has denied that it is looking to replace the HGV Road User Levy with a distance-based road user charge for HGVs. The response came after the RHA issued a release stating that the review of the HGV road charging system had been confirmed by Duncan Price. Price is DfT divisional manager for freight, O-licensing and roadworthiness and was speaking at a Policy-UK road haulage skills conference in London this week. According to the RHA, Price said at the event […]
Government plans to introduce a fulfilment house register in a bid to clamp down on VAT fraud could see road transport operators facing prosecution if they fail to check they are delivering to and from registered fulfilment centres.
The RHA has confirmed it will be meeting with the Treasury next Friday (20 Feb) to thrash out the potential of direct funding for road haulage employers wanting to train new HGV drivers.