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M6 toll good news for freight, says FTA

The announcement by M6 toll operator Midland Expressway that goods vehicles are exempt from a planned price increase when using the road is good news for freight, according to the FTA. The weekday toll charge on the M6 will increase by 40p for cars from 7 August.

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RHA launches £3.9bn truck cartel compensation claim

The Road Haulage Association is inviting operators of commercial vehicles to sign up to its legal action for compensation against the truck manufacturers who were found guilty of illegal price fixing. Chief executive Richard Burnett said: “We are determined to get a fair deal…”

Busses, commercial vehicles, vans and lorries driving on a motorway

EU van plans spark industry fears

EU plans to increase regulation for the van sector have set alarm bells ringing at the Freight Transport Association, which says they could divert the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency from policing dangerous, badly maintained or overloaded vehicles.


New northern hub for Pall-Ex

Pall-Ex has opened a new northern hub in Warrington to service 19 members across the north of England and Scotland. It replaces the previous facility in Carlisle.

Send in military at Calais, says RHA

The Road Haulage Association has called on the French prime minister, Edouard Philippe, to send in the military to restore law and order to the Calais area.