A government review is to investigate claims by recovery operators and hauliers that soaring vehicle roadside recovery costs are being driven by the high level of fees taken by the managing agencies running the schemes for Highways England and the police. The review, led by the Home Office, is set to begin in November. It will investigate the rise in vehicle recovery costs, above the fixed charges set out by the government in 2008. It will also investigate the lack […]
Chancellor George Osborne has cancelled the planned fuel duty rise in September 2014, confirming a commitment to a duty freeze he made at the Conservative Party Conference in September.
Plans to extend the island fuel rebate scheme have been announced by chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander.
Concerns over the driver shortage and continuing growth in the economy could lead to above-inflation pay rises for 2015, the FTA has suggested.