The FTA has warned operators to remain vigilant about the threat of a fuel duty hike this year. Addressing delegates at last week’s Microlise Transport Conference, FTA deputy chief executive James Hookham said that at 57.95ppl, the UK’s fuel duty remained one of the highest in Europe, with only the Netherlands levying more tax on fuel. “That number has got a lot to do with Quentin [Willson],” he said. “We should take a moment to acknowledge the fact that number […]
The ways in which scientific developments will change the future of road transport will be examined at the Microlise Transport Conference, with a speech from one of the UK government’s senior policy makers.
New guidance on the breaks required under the drivers’ hours and working time rules is to be published later this year by the DfT in an effort to address confusion between the two.