UK transport companies have until December 2020 to plan for Brexit, the government said today after revealing a transition period between the UK and EU had been agreed. The government has agreed to a fixed Brexit transition period of 21 months, which should deliver relative stability in regards the legal and compliance framework operators are required to meet. It has also accepted that Ireland/ Northern Ireland border arrangements will remain unchanged to avoid a hard border “unless or until” another […]
Association warns MPs of crisis during National Lorry Week RHA chief executive Richard Burnett has described the sector’s skills crisis as “unprecedented” and called on the government to reverse its controversial decision not to back an HGV Trailblazer apprenticeship.
Government plans to evolve the current HGV Road User Levy into a green tax have raised the hackles of the freight industry.
The RHA and FTA have warned that hauliers operating under the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) face extra costs and unnecessary legislation if proposed changes go ahead.