James Hookham, deputy CEO of the Freight Transport Association, says that the UK will need to replace Community permits on Brexit day. Up to now, all the Brexit talk has been about its impact on trade and goods movements and the rights of Eastern European drivers to continue working and driving in the UK. These are still critical issues but at least they are now firmly on the government’s agenda and there may even be agreement on the right of […]
The prime minister needs to get a Brexit deal through parliament, as the UK is only ‘four meals away from anarchy’ in the event of no-deal, delegates at the Feeding Cities Summit were told yesterday (21 November).
Turnover at county Durham car transporter Beamish Transport plummeted by 20% in 2018 “arguably because of Brexit uncertainty”, according to its administrator.
2016 saw the UK vote to leave the EU, Donald Trump preparing to move into his new house across the pond, and Sadiq Khan introduce unprecedented safety measures for operators working in London. But these headlines aside, 2016 has still been a busy year for the road transport sector. As we approach the end of the hugely eventful 2016, the MT team discuss the year’s key events, Brexit aside, and the things to look out for in the coming months. […]