Land Transport

Claiming back VAT on EU Fuel after Brexit

Land Transport - 2019-08-30

The RHA wants to draw operators attention to the change coming for reclaiming VAT on fuel purchases after Brexit...

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Road transport needs Brexit clarity

Land Transport - 2019-08-28

Following recent meetings between new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU leaders before the G7, the spectre of a “no-deal” Brexit is looming larger on the horizon...

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ETF joins its affiliate UNITE the UNION in saying that professional drivers must not pick up the bill for a no-deal Brexit!

Land Transport - 2019-08-27

The ETF joins its affiliate Unite the Union in opposing any plan by the UK government to relax or remove the limits of the drivers hours rules set by Regulation 561/2006, as a result of Brexit...

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EU supports new rail-road transhipment hub in Calais

Land Transport - 2019-08-27

The CargoBeamer group and Calais Promotion have received a grant from the European Union up to a maximum of just over €7 million for the construction of a new rail-road terminal in the ...

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Industry suffers blow with loss of Michael Druml, head of Magna Europe supply chain and purchasing

Land Transport - 2019-08-26

Michael Druml, an influential supply chain management executive who played a major role in the logistics, supply chain and purchasing operations for divisions of Daimler and later Magna, died suddenly...

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Automatic EORI allocation overdue, but much more to do

Land Transport - 2019-08-22

The Road Haulage Association is concerned that there is still much to be done to get businesses ready for Brexit...

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Transport and logistics transformation driven by data

Land Transport - 2019-08-22

Growth in data connectivity and the adoption of technologies such as robotic process automation are fuelling a tech revolution in transport and logistics...

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Irish truckers seek immediate extension of Brexit ‘connectivity’ agreement, as Johnson visits Berlin and Paris

Land Transport - 2019-08-22

The Brexit crisis could be cooled somewhat if the EU and UK were to immediately extend a transit or connectivity accord beyond its expiry date at the end of December, the head of the Irish hauliers bu...

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German emissions trading scheme for transport and heating would delay action several years – study

Land Transport - 2019-08-21

Introducing an emissions trading scheme for transport and heating in Germany would take at least two to three years due to "long and complex implementation", according to a st...

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No-deal Brexit set to cause disruption for UK oil refineries

Land Transport - 2019-08-21

Though UK fuel export tariffs are set to rise to 4...

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How Horizon Europe can deliver a zero-emission transport sector

Land Transport - 2019-08-20

The EU has adopted legislation, known as Horizon Europe, to shape EU Research & Innovation (R&I) spending for the 2021-2027 period...

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Time for politics to give way to action, says FTA

Land Transport - 2019-08-20

The time has come for government to put the politics of Brexit to one side, come clean with industry, and share its full impact assessment for a No Deal departure from the EU, according to FTA, the or...

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UN Convention Designed to Mediate International Disputes May Assist Shipping and Logistics Groups

Land Transport - 2019-08-20

Specialist Transport Lawyer Recommends UK Signs Up - But will all governments honour it?  The law, as it relates to the shipping industry, can be a complicated and expensive beast...

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HGV Truck Sales Figures Up as EU Smart Tachometer Regulations Introduced

Land Transport - 2019-08-19

The figures released recently by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show a jump in new HGV registrations in both of the last two quarters, increases the SMMT ascribes to a...

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Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China test the waters for regular TIR transports

Land Transport - 2019-08-19

The Ministries of Transport of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China have joined forces to assess regular TIR transits along a key Central Asian trade corridor...

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Controversy as Road Haulage Lobby Express Concerns Over Hands Free Phone Proposals

Land Transport - 2019-08-16

The controversy regarding the use of mobile phones when behind the wheel has entered a new phase with a report published today by the Commons Transport Select Committee stating that use of a...

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A ‘one size fits all’ approach to banning mobile phone use in vehicles needs careful consideration

Land Transport - 2019-08-14

The Road Haulage Association is extremely concerned that the Commons Transport Select Committee is considering proposals that the use of hands-free mobile phones while driving should be banned...

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Lorry drivers told to 'Look Out Look Up!'

Land Transport - 2019-08-12

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has launched its Look Out Look Up! campaign to help reduce the number fatalities amongst lorry drivers as a result of collision with overhead ...

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OptiTruck set to complete real-life fuel optimisation test

Land Transport - 2019-08-06

OptiTruck, an EU-supported project which focuses on reducing greenhouse gas emissions of heavy duty vehicles by up to 20%, is poised to complete a real-life test of its innovative fuel optimisati...

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Czech Republic to allow EMS vehicle combinations

Land Transport - 2019-07-31

Czech Republic has recently decided to allow the use of European Modular System (EMS) vehicle combinations on its territory with the maximum length of 25...

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