Government plans to evolve the current HGV Road User Levy into a green tax have raised the hackles of the freight industry. The levy’s original brief, when it was launched in 2014, was to create a level playing field that ensured foreign hauliers travelling on UK roads paid towards their upkeep. However, the government has begun a review of the levy with the publication of a “call for evidence” paper by the DfT, which appears to move the levy beyond […]
The FTA has urged TfL to create immediate incentives for greener freight vehicles, such as a reduced Congestion Charge, if it wants to accelerate its vision of London becoming the ultra-low-emission vehicle capital of Europe.
Operators working in the capital will face greater Vosa enforcement and potentially greater regulation in a bid to improve cycling safety in London, the government has announced.
Labour has warned that failure to strike an agreement with the EU in time for Brexit in 2019 will see the South East of England grind to a halt as trucks are queued back from Dover.