The RHA and FTA have urged TfL to push back its proposed October 2020 start date for requiring Euro-6 lorries across the whole of Greater London. A consultation into plans to strengthen the existing London Low Emission Zone to Euro-6 level closed last week (28 February). This would see Euro-4 and Euro-5 lorries charged £100 to enter the capital and Euro-3 and older as much as £300. However, both trade associations have urged TfL to slow down the proposals, which […]
The government is beginning to acknowledge the importance of the road transport industry ahead of the general election, according to the RHA.
Millions of pounds of unspent apprenticeship funding is in danger of being diverted into the Treasury’s coffers, with many operators unaware that they can transfer a quarter of their funding to subcontractors to help pay for their apprenticeship schemes.
Claims that the UK supply chain is “in danger of collapsing” as a result of delivery failures and delays caused by migrants attempting to stow away in vehicles passing through Calais are “an exaggeration”, according to the Food Storage & Distribution Federation (FSDF).