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 […]
The FTA and RHA are set to meet with the Treasury today to make the case for government funding for the training of HGV drivers.
Apprentices will play a major part at the FTA’s Logistics Skills Summit that takes place next month, with a focus on the association’s apprentices currently conducting a three-year scheme at operator Gist.
A cross-party group of MPs joined FairFuelUK (FFUK) and its backers today, to deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street calling for a 3ppl reduction in fuel duty in next week’s Budget.