A reduction in import tariffs for new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit will still cripple UK haulage, according to manufacturers and trade associations. The Department for International Trade (DIT) said that following discussions with industry and consumer groups, it had cut a planned 22% tax on HGV imports to 10%, bringing it into line with the car industry. The DIT said the lower tariffs would strike a better balance between the needs of British producers and the […]
The FTA has warned its members that a hard Brexit may force them to rethink their business models.
A taskforce of MPs has claimed the government is failing to provide leadership on the controversial issue of clean air zones (CAZs), which many hauliers fear will put them out of business.
The FTA has slammed the government for breaking its vow to improve and expand the number of toilet facilities for HGV drivers on the national road network.