The RHA has said that compensation in its legal case against the truck manufacturers involved in the price-fixing scandal could yield around £6,000 per truck. The association is co-ordinating a group claim on behalf of members and non-members alike after the European Commission (EC) fined MAN, Volvo Group (which includes Volvo Trucks and Renault Truck), Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler, Iveco and DAF close to €3 billion (£2.6 billion) for price-fixing and other cartel activities between 1997 and 2011. Scania is […]
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has said a customs frontier is inevitable once Britain leaves the EU.
Have you met a professional driver who is not concerned about road safety? All of us who have driven a 16.5m or 18.75m long vehicle in city traffic are acutely aware of the additional hazards presented by pedestrians and cyclists around us, particularly in poor visibility. If the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) being introduced by Transport for London (TfL) on 1 March helps to remove some of the stress involved in city driving and reduces the number of people who […]
Fuel duty will be frozen for the next 12 months, revealed Chancellor George Osborne in today’s Budget 2014, despite industry calls for a much-needed reduction.