Hpi launches a comprehensive MOT checker

Automotive data expert hpi has launched a free and easy online tool to help motorists check a vehicle’s MOT history. Available at www.hpi.co.uk the MOT History Check provides information directly from the DVLA for every MOT test performed on the car and its current tax status. The introduction of the tool follows … Continue reading

Insolvency figures underline need for fuel duty cut, says FTA

A dramatic increase in the number of road freight companies going bust highlights the urgent need for a cut in fuel duty to prevent further business failures, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the largest and most active membership association representing the logistics sector. Official figures[i] show the number of freight firms filing for insolvency between July and … Continue reading

RHA on the spot with budget comment

Tomorrow’s Budget is critical for the road haulage industry – the sector responsible for moving 90% of the UK economy. If the rumours are to be believed, the Chancellor intends to end the 7-year long freeze on fuel duty. Should this happen, the negative effect on the haulage industry will … Continue reading