The RHA is concerned about proposals to reduce the width of roads in Northamptonshire to prevent lorries using them. The county council has said it has to save £140m over the next four years due to government cuts and that innovative ideas, such as narrowing, some roads would help save money. A public consultation runs until 1 December. Proposals also include 20mph speed limits and routes reclassified as “local lanes” to maintain the condition of the road surface. A council […]
The RHA has said that rather than sabre-rattling and pushing for powers to fine, local councils would be better served encouraging dialogue between residents and businesses if they want to cut the number of trucks breaching weight-limits.
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has renewed its call for a 3p cut in fuel duty and demanded greater recognition of the haulage industry’s contribution to cutting emissions in an open letter to chancellor Philip Hammond.