The haulage industry gave a warm welcome this week to reports that prime minister Boris Johnson is planning to cut fuel duty for the first time in nine years.The fuel duty cut, which could be as much as 2ppl, is part of an emergency budget planned for 4 September, according to a report in The Sunday Times. The team is also “war-gaming” a general election on 17 October, the report added. Fuel duty has been frozen at 57.95ppl since 2010 […]
The RHA and local member Steve Porter Transport took a truck to Newport for the start of the Isle of Wight cylcing festival on 14 September to get cyclists in the cab and demonstrate the blind spots faced by LGV drivers. Part of the RHA’s cycle safety campaign, the initiative is part of a series of events bringing together cyclists and operators so both groups understand each other’s concerns.
The FTA has accused London mayor Sadiq Khan of scoring “a spectacular own goal” in his plans to clean up the capital’s air quality, due to the confusion over the Direct Vision Standard (DVS).
The FTA has urged the organisers of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer to urgently provide information to allow hauliers to plan for disruption during the completion period.