National road-pricing scheme to replace fuel duty ‘must not increase hauliers’ costs’, MPs told


 

A national road pricing scheme to replace an emissions-based tax regime must not penalise the road haulage industry, MPs have been warned. Giving evidence to the transport select committee earlier this week, the RHA said hauliers already pay more tax than anywhere else in Europe and any new road pricing scheme should not punish logistics firms further. The plan to phase out diesel and petrol vehicles over the coming decade will create a £34bn black hole in Treasury coffers and […]