FairFuelUK has welcomed news that prime minister Boris Johnson has publicly committed to freezing fuel duty for the 10th successive year. The pressure group represents small businesses and hauliers across the UK and reacted to the news with “a huge sigh of relief as there was no mention of this levy’s future in his manifesto”. However, it warned that operators would be “hit hard” with a tax hike of 16% if Jeremy Corbyn – “the anti-motorist’s Sword of Damocles” – […]
Witney, Oxfordshire-based Chris Hayter Transport saw profits drop by 22% last year, which it said was expected in the current economic conditions.
Insurance costs could climb next year although fuel duty will remain frozen, it was confirmed in this afternoon’s Autumn Statement.
Goodyear claims fleets of 50 trucks or more could save £210,000 in fuel costs annually by using its recently launched Fuelmax fuel efficient truck tyre.