Government Policy

Better detection rather than higher penalti...

Jan 24, 2023No Comments

Vikki Woodfine, partner at DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, comments on the higher penalties being faced by hauliers where clandestine

MOT change proposals: the industry reacts

Jan 23, 2023No Comments

There has been further reaction to the proposed changes to the MOT by the department for Transport. The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has written to

Proposed changes to make MOTs fit for the f...

Jan 19, 2023No Comments

The Department for Transport has today (Wednesday 18 January) launched a public consultation on the future of MOTs in Great Britain. Views are being sought

Keeping water supplies moving with a sustai...

Nov 29, 2022Comments off

To keep water flowing for their customers around North West England, United Utilities relies on a vast operation. It involves hundreds of reservoirs, treatment works,

Up to £100 million boost to improve HGV ro...

Nov 25, 2022Comments off

Lorry drivers will benefit from improved and safer rest areas and roadside facilities thanks to up to £100 million investment from industry and Government, the

Planned fuel duty increase will stifle econ...

Nov 21, 2022Comments off

A proposed 23% increase in fuel duty, which equates an additional 12p per litre of petrol or diesel at the pumps, hidden in the content

Jeremy Hunt delivering the Autumn Statement in Parliament

The Autumn Statement: The industry response

Nov 18, 2022Comments off

On Thursday 17th of November, Jeremy Hunt, Chancellor of the Exchequer, laid out the Government’s plans to repair the economy and plot a course out

Haulier launches legal action against ̵...

Nov 16, 2022Comments off

Haulier Danny W Poole & Sons has launched legal action against the government’s ‘idiotic’ and ‘not fit for purpose’ immigration rules, after being advised by

Cut fuel duty to ease cost of living and bo...

Nov 15, 2022Comments off

The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has called on the Chancellor to introduce a fuel duty rebate for HGVs and coaches of at least 15 pence

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Reassurance needed on energy crisis action ...

Nov 07, 2022Comments off

The Cold Chain Federation has written to the Chancellor and newly appointed Cabinet Ministers in the Department for Business, Environment and Transport calling for urgent