Freight News, Road

Be firm with foreign drivers, says Pall-Ex boss

[ May 13, 2015   //   ]

Kevin Buchanan, managing director at palletised freight network Pall-Ex boss called on the new government to be firm on European drivers. He said: “Under the current system, drivers from across the Continent use our roads for free, do not pay tax, and do not always buy fuel. Taking a tougher, fairer stance on this should lead to lower fuel duty costs.”
He added though that since the UK’s new HGV levy has been in place, the charges imposed on over 112,000 vehicles from 76 countries have raised enough money to repair 320,000 potholes.”