In 2016 the UK road transport industry moved more freight by both weight and distance than it has ever done since modern records began According to newly published figures the UK road transport industry (excluding Northern Ireland) lifted freight amounting to 1.89 billion tonnes in 2016; a 15% increase year-on-year. This is the highest recorded collective weight since comparative records began in 1990. Hauliers also racked up 170 billion tonne-km, the weight of goods carried multiplied by the distance hauled, […]
The DfT has revealed the abolition of the paper driving licence will be delayed until 8 June this year.
Jesse Norman MP has taken on the role of secretary of state for roads, local transport and devolution at the DfT.
The Transport Committee has accused the DfT of “blatantly ignoring” its recommendations in regards the roll out of all-lane running across the motorway network, which one MP has said will “get people killed”.