The government’s commitment to securing existing duty free access to UK markets for 48 of the world’s developing nations will ensure that British manufacturers and retailers can continue to trade efficiently and profitably, according to the Freight Transport Association.
The association says that these agreements should ensure that the price of household items, ranging from textiles to tea, can be maintained at pre-Brexit levels and said the government’s statement is good news for business, and a victory for the opinions of the freight and logistics sector.
Volvo Cars and Autoliv have teamed up with games maker Nvidia to develop advanced systems for self-driving cars.
They are working towards completely self-driving and decision-making cars on roads by 2021.
Newly-released figures show a 12% increase in the number of fines issued to hauliers found to be carrying illegal migrants on their vehicles.
Commenting, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said, “These latest figures clearly show that the situation on the other side of the Channel is getting worse,” adding that the fining system against hauliers is outdated and unfair, while the French Government also needs to get tough on the criminals.