As TfL kicks off the process for hauliers to apply for their London HGV Safety Permits today, the RHA and FTA continue to voice serious concerns over the scheme. Hauliers have a year from today (28 October) to apply for the permits, as part of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) which launches in October next year. Under the standard, HGVs over 12 tonnes are rated from zero to five, based on how much drivers can see directly through their cab […]
The government has approved Leeds City Council’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) plans, which will see pre-Euro-6 trucks charged £50 per day to enter.
The DfT was hit with the biggest government departmental cut in the Spending Review today.
Next year the speculation surrounding the UK’s exit from the EU becomes a reality. In the first of a series of briefings for members following several meetings with government ministers and officials, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett looks at the knowns and unknowns of Brexit.