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 […]
A team of TfL officers is to tackle congestion in traffic hot spots across London in an effort to keep the capital moving.
The DfT has confirmed that trucks using equipment designed to cut their emissions, such as aerodynamic flaps, will soon be allowed to run up to a GVW of 45 tonnes.
Chris Grayling MP has retained his role as transport secretary after Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle today (8 January).