Government Policy

Steve Barclay driving a Veterans into Logistics training HGV

Government funds HGV driver training progra...

Jun 23, 2022No Comments

The Government will provide £100,000 in funding to get more veterans in HGV driving roles, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Steve Barclay has announced

Digger

Construction fleets’ fuel bills could inc...

May 19, 2022Comments off

Construction fleets’ fuel bills could increase by at least 50% following axing of red diesel rebate, warns RAM Tracking Fleets that have construction vehicles on

Two-year interval for MoT poses a known ris...

May 17, 2022Comments off

Following the government’s announcement of consideration being given to change the requirement for an MoT test from every year to every two years, TyreSafe is

MOT

Government proposal to reduce frequency of ...

Apr 28, 2022Comments off

MoTs could be required every two years rather than annually, according to proposals reportedly set out by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. On the whole, the

Drug testing kit

Transport Secretary cracks down on drug-dri...

Apr 05, 2022Comments off

Drug-drivers could be required to undertake rehabilitation courses before being allowed back behind the wheel, under new plans to address this underestimated social problem. Drink-drive

BIFA welcomes HMRC’s increased communicat...

Mar 31, 2022Comments off

Commenting on the recent HMRC announcement that it would be communicating with all companies involved in international trade on the most significant changes in the

On Street Electric Car Charging

Industry response to government EV Infrastr...

Mar 25, 2022Comments off

The government has announced its EV Infrastructure Strategy to ensure that there is adequate chargeing points across the UK by 2030. This has brought reponse

Electric cars being charged

EV Infrastructure Strategy: tenfold expansi...

Mar 25, 2022Comments off

The UK’s charging network has been given a huge boost today (25 March 2022), as government unveils plans to support the UK market to reach 300,000 public electric

Electric Peugeot e-Boxer

Businesses to benefit from extension to Plu...

Mar 15, 2022Comments off

Businesses will be supported to make the switch to electric as the Government commits to a two-year extension of Plug-In Van and Truck Grants. The

A van in Europe

Information for operators of LGVs that trav...

Jan 07, 2022Comments off

From 21 May 2022, operators or users of vans or other light goods vehicles over 2.5 tonnes and up to 3.5 tonnes in weight for