EU moves towards major reform of road transport sector

13 July 2020

The European Parliament has given its support to proposed legislation, which is intended to improve drivers’ working conditions, set clear rules on the posting of drivers to other Member States and update provisions on access to the haulage market.

One year suspension for the HGV levy

10 July 2020

A note recently published by the Treasury, available at, states that the collection of the HGV levy will be suspended for 12 months from 1 August 2020.

Chancellor says the recovery is all about jobs

8 July 2020

The Prime Minister recently said that the way out of the coronavirus crisis was to “Build, build, build”. Now Chancellor Rishi Sunak has made it clear that the Treasury sees the way ahead has being defined by keeping as many people as possible in work.

Hauliers response to UK 2020 emissions report

6 July 2020

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC), an independent, statutory body established under the Climate Change Act 2008, has sent its 2020 Progress Report to Parliament.

HSE urges businesses to become Covid-secure

3 July 2020

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has called on businesses in Britain to make sure they’re Covid-secure as more sectors were preparing to open their doors for the weekend of 4 July 2020.

Changes to Driver CPC

2 July 2020

In March, we reported that the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) had launched a consultation into its plans to improve the implementation in the UK of Directive 2003/59/EC (see Have your say on improvements to the Driver CPC).