Prices have dropped on the Severn Crossings today as the bridges entered back into public ownership. VAT was removed from the toll price tag as the crossings came under the responsibility of Highways England this morning, meaning HGVs will now pay £16.70 instead of £20. The cost for a van to cross has fallen from £13.40 to £11.20. Trade associations welcomed the reduction, but continued to push for the tolls to be removed altogether, as promised by the government last […]
The government must change tack and stop penalising the road transport industry over emissions while allowing car owners to get off scot-free, according to the FTA.
As London HGV Safety Permits come up for grabs transport associations slam scheme as an “expensive distraction”
As TfL kicks off the process for hauliers to apply for their London HGV Safety Permits today, the RHA and FTA continue to voice serious concerns over the scheme.
Last month to the collective relief of the road transport industry, chancellor George Osborne froze duty once again, announcing September’s 3ppl increase would not happen.