The government is looking at alternative means of funding smaller hauliers struggling to access the Treasury’s COVID-19 funding packages. It also wants to “reverse” extended payment terms that some clients have put in place since the arrival of the Coronavirus pandemic. The strategies were revealed today (7 April) during a House of Commons Transport Committee hearing into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the transport sector. Lincoln MP Karl McCartney raised concerns about the plight of hauliers who are […]
COVID-19: FTA requests extension to transition period for leaving EU and suspension of clean air zones and Direct Vision Standard
The FTA has requested an extension to the current transition period for leaving the EU in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
The BVRLA has welcomed the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy, which comes into effect today (1 April) and means that foreign-registered lorries will have to pay to travel on UK roads.
Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone is re-opening its European plants from today (20 April 2020).