Road users not complying with ‘red X’ signs on the motorway should face penalties, the RHA has said, after a Transport Committee report highlighted low levels of compliance with the road safety measure. The select committee’s report into all-lane running addressed a “shocking degree of non-compliance” with ‘red X’ signals, after an evaluation of M25 road users showed 7% didn’t comply with the instruction. A previous report by Highways England found close to a third of motorists didn’t know what ‘red […]
The number of clandestines detected by Border Force almost doubled last year, according to the Home Office, although it refused to confirm how many were discovered at individual ports.
The RHA is to make an emergency submission to the government this week demanding that it steps in and sorts out the industry’s driver shortage, before it undermines the fragile economic recovery.
The FTA and RHA are at odds over a decision by the government to spend a further £44.5m on security for the Port of Calais.