Hammond unveils lorry charging plans

Transport Under Secretary Stephen Hammond unveiled some details of the Government’s planned truck road charging scheme on 22 October. Intended to level the playing field between UK-based and foreign hauliers, he said it would remove the inequality of British trucks paying to use many roads abroad, but there being no such levy on foreign hauliers. Both foreign and UK-registered HGVs of 12 tonnes and over will pay the levy – the ... [+]

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