Hauliers could see HGV test fees hiked to help fund an increase in DVSA testers, following a review of the system. The DfT’s Heavy Vehicle Testing Review was launched in July last year, in response to rising industry concern at the shortage of DVSA testers, which reached crisis point during the pandemic lockdown, resulting in a massive backlog of thousands of HGV tests. The review’s recommendations, published last week, include boosting tester capacity by increasing operator fees, which it says […]
More than two-thirds of transport business owners now think they will have to make people redundant once the furloughing scheme has come to an end, according to a new poll.
Mounting concerns that the country will leave the European Union (EU) without a deal in October has prompted major logistics provider Uniserve to contact its customers for details of their shipments up until the end of the year.
The government is looking at alternative means of funding smaller hauliers struggling to access the Treasury’s COVID-19 funding packages.