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 […]
A transport lawyer has warned that there could be a reduction in demand for international haulage and logistics if the UK votes to leave the EU on Thursday.
The FTA has welcomed amendments to the design of the London Safer Lorries Scheme (SLS), revealed yesterday (29 July) by TfL, however it believes a one-size-fits-all regulation for commercial vehicles over 3.5 tonnes is not the best way to improve cyclist safety.
Scottish hauliers are up in arms about the “horrendous” extra costs they face because of the HGV ban on the Forth Road Bridge, which has been extended until the end of February.