News archive for August, 2014

  • Runcorn ready for Downton recruitment day

    On Saturday 30th August, Downton’s Runcorn depot will be opening its doors to visitors in a special recruitment-focused Open Day for HGV Drivers. Downton is searching for bright, ambitious new recruits to join its driver team as the business conti...
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  • Mixed responses to Lib Dem plans to scrap Severn tolls

     The Liberal Democrats have announced plans to scrap toll charges on the Severn Bridges, drawing a mixture of responses from MPs and the industry – with the economic benefit of the changes being the main point of contention. Jenny Willott, MP for...
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  • Politicians pressured to answer questions on transport

    The UK’s major political parties have been pressured to give their plans around a number of key problems facing UK transport.In the run up to the General Election next year, the RAC has written to the leaders of the main political parties to ask wh...
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  • The end of the road for the tax disc

    The tax disc – otherwise known as Vehicle Excise Duty – will cease to exist in paper form from October 1, in favour of a new electronic system.  The move comes as the government look to streamline processes and save money on services, claiming t...
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