The road transport industry battled on against the ‘beast from the east’ and Storm Emma this week, but many operators have been left counting the cost. In Scotland, Glasgow-based Bullet Express had to close after rural and access roads became unnavigable. MD David McCutcheon said while his business would survive, some would be finished off. “This is going to be expensive for a lot of people. We’d just had a really good month in one of our departments and this […]
The FTA has welcomed plans by the French authorities to dismantle a substantial part of the migrant camp in Calais in the next few days.
Sheffield City Council has revealed plans for a clean air zone (CAZ), which will see non Euro-6 HGVs paying a £50 daily charge to access its inner ring road while cars go free.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has secured a meeting with chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, on Monday (29 October) to discuss the 3ppl duty rise planned for January. The meeting will include senior Treasury officials and RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning, and will focus on the findings of economic research funded by the RHA on behalf of FFUK. “Carried out by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, the modelling shows how fuel duty impacts on growth and employment in […]