All Severn Crossing tolls are to be scrapped by the end of 2018, the government has confirmed. The crossings, which cost an HGV £20 per crossing (£13.50 for vans), have long been criticised as a financial drain on operators in Wales and the South West. In a statement this morning (21 July) the welsh secretary for State Alun Cairns said the tolls will be abolished and control of the bridges handed over to Highways England by the end of next […]
Trade associations have warned that London’s ULEZ will severely disadvantage, or even bankrupt, operators that work in the city when it begins in 2019.
The cost of spoiled loads as a result of stowaways getting into UK-bound vehicles could be as high as £1bn a year, the RHA has estimated.
Both the FTA and the RHA have welcomed the launch of the Scottish government’s rail strategy Delivering the Goods.