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FTA: Hauliers feeling the squeeze as high fuel prices continue to bite

A report by the FTA “Freight Transport Association” has shown that high fuel costs remain the biggest cause for concern amongst haulage operators. The 12 months up to July 2011 have shown an astronomic 12% increase in fuel costs. FTA’s latest

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Truckers plan fuel protests over soaring fuel prices

The spectre of trucks blockading streets in protest at record fuel prices – on top of student and public-sector worker demonstrations – will be raised tomorrow when the haulage industry unveils a campaign to force government to halt rises in

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Petrol prices set to soar by 3.5p in a weekend as duty and vat rise

Motorists already paying record prices for petrol at the pumps will face further hikes over the next few days. Tomorrow’s Government fuel duty rise will put 0.76p on the price of a litre of petrol and diesel. And next Tuesday,

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