Contingency plans to fast track cross-border permits for hauliers in the event of a hard Brexit have been put in place by the government. The Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Act, which came into force last week, gives the government the power to speed through a permit system if Brexit negotiations fail to secure reciprocal cross-border access for UK hauliers travelling to Europe. Announcing the legislation, transport secretary Chris Grayling said: “The haulage industry is at the heart of our […]
Hauliers in Northern and Southern Ireland have expressed concern over customs tariffs and border controls springing up after Brexit, warning that costs must increase to mitigate the effects.
The skills shortage, Brexit and the push towards low-emission vehicles are the biggest issues facing the road transport industry, the chief executive of the RHA has said.
While still far from clear, a picture of post-Brexit Britain is slowly emerging. Get the latest news with this free briefing from the FTA in association with Motor Transport.