The Forth Road Bridge will not fully reopen to HGV traffic until mid-March, according to Scottish transport minister Derek Mackay. The bridge, which was closed to all traffic on 4 December but reopened to non-HGV vehicles later that month, was originally set to reopen to HGVs in mid-February. A phased reintroduction of HGVs, which will allow around 600 to cross the bridge every night, began today (4 February) but Mackay said it will not be fully opened until mid-March. He […]
Industry voices disapproval over campaign to ban abnormal and hazardous loads from Dartford Crossing
A campaign to ban oversized and hazardous goods from using the Dartford Crossing has come under fire from others in the road transport sector.
Following the result of the European Union referendum, which saw 52% of a 72% turnout vote to leave the EU, trade associations have warned the government that “quick work” will be required to steady nerves and avoid new costs and restrictions.
LGV operators should not feel they are being singled out in the drive to cut cyclist deaths and injuries in London, as modifications to make construction vehicles safer are just part of a package of measures being introduced to improve cycle safety, London major Boris Johnson said on Monday (9 December).