The hearing to decide whether compensation claims can go ahead against the big six European truck manufacturers for fixing the list prices of certain vehicles will be heard in June. At an initial review meeting in December before the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), an order was issued to set aside 3 to 7 June when the tribunal will decide on the applications to bring collective claims. Weightmans is one of the law firms seeking to act for the class representative […]
The government has extended the temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours rules in the UK until October, in a move criticised by the industry as not making “any material difference” to the driver shortage.
Operators could face financial penalties if they are discovered to be paying employed drivers incorrectly to evade tax, after the RHA highlighted the practice.
It could be another 18 months before claims for damages from thousands of hauliers in relation to the truck manufacturers’ price-fixing cartel are resolved, according to a lawyer involved in the case.