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Stowaway fines hang over HGV driver

An HGV driver, who could face fines of up to £10,000 after five stowaways were discovered in the back of his vehicle in January, said the Home Office still hadn’t contacted him. Jim Rushton told CM that the lack of communication was “the worst part”, following the incident in Calais on 12 January.    

Insurance Premium Tax increased in Budget

The government has increased insurance premium tax (IPT) again, the controversial duty that Commercialmotor.com recently investigated over concerns hauliers are effectively being overcharged for it.