The Severn Crossing tolls will be reduced next year ahead of being scrapped entirely, the government has confirmed. Highways England will gain ownership of the crossing on 8 January 2018, at which point the tolls will cease to include VAT. This means that the current £20 cost for an HGV to cross will be lowered to £16.70, and light goods vehicles will pay £11.20 instead of £13.40. The report from DfT on the reduced toll prices added that in addition […]
Karen Crispe will step down from her role as MD of Tachodisc to join the FTA at the start of April as commercial director.
The logistics industry needs to be able to react quickly to changing consumer trends, especially as the UK has become one of the leading e-commerce markets, according to the FTA.
The FTA has called on TfL to do more to level the playing field for compliant UK operators after it was revealed that more than half of the fines issued to non-UK registered vehicles for breaching the conditions of the London Low Emission Zone remain outstanding.