The FTA has welcomed the decision to extend the longer semi-trailer trial in both scope and length. In an update to its dedicated trial webpage, the DfT said an additional 1,000 longer semi-trailers were to be made available and the trial extended by five years. The DfT added that details on how to apply for the trailer allocations would be available soon. Launched in 2012, the then flagship trial has, after a slow start, grown to encompass 1,800 longer semi […]
Both the FTA and the RHA have now urged the chancellor to prioritise cutting fuel duty and ensuring the HGV Road User Levy does not negatively impact on UK operators.
Government policy on who should pay for transport infrastructure relating to ports is “confused in practice and conceptually flawed,” the Commons Transport Committee has warned.
The FTA is calling on the Welsh Assembly to back its campaign to slash charges for the Severn River crossings.