RHA demands help for hauliers as war in Ukraine sees fuel prices hit record high


 

The government must freeze fuel duty, delay the new rules affecting red diesel use and introduce an essential user rebate for HGV operators in response to soaring costs, according to the RHA. The business group said the war in Ukraine was forcing fuel costs ever higher and the effect threatened to be devastating for haulage operators. RHA executive director for policy and public affairs Rod McKenzie said: “Ours is a low margin industry – the average haulage business makes an […]