Hauliers working for Aggregate Industries (AI) have been hit with a 3% reduction in their rates after the construction materials supplier said fuel prices had plummeted. In a letter dated 25 March, the company told hauliers that its fuel escalator mechanism would be activated now that the average quarterly key fuels price had dropped below £1 per litre. The letter said: “As a consequence, we will be reducing all road haulage rates, for all vehicle types on all contracts by […]
Prominent Northern Ireland LGV operator Willie Oliver has called for stiffer penalties to be applied to those found using laundered fuel.
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International hauliers are breathing a sigh of relief after the government was forced to delay the introduction of border checks on imports until October.