Non-payment of the HGV Road User Levy by foreign hauliers is a “major priority” for DVSA, according to transport secretary Jesse Norman. Responding to questioning from fellow Conservative MP Andrew Lewer about whether the DfT plans to enhance its technology to tackle non-payment of tolls and fines issued to foreign trucks, or even ban offending HGVs from entering the UK, Norman said the following. “Regarding the HGV Levy, the DVSA note that enforcement of non-GB HGVs is a major priority for them. In […]
Any charges for using the new Lower Thames Crossing must be similar to those at Dartford if the new route is to effectively relieve congestion, the FTA has warned.
HM Revenue & Customs has confirmed it is holding an internal review of its approach to enforcement relating to firms involved in the excise supply chain.
Both the FTA and the RHA have now urged the chancellor to prioritise cutting fuel duty and ensuring the HGV Road User Levy does not negatively impact on UK operators.