The DfT has achieved its original target of getting 1,800 longer semi-trailers on the roads, albeit almost five years after the scheme was first launched. According to the DfT’s annual report on the trial, 1,806 longer semi-trailers were in circulation at the end of 2016. However, the number of operators taking part in the trial fell slightly from 163 in 2015 to 161 last year. Noting that more than 15 million vehicle km has been saved since the trial began […]
The DfT has declined to confirm the contents of a document sent to transport minister Andrew Jones by Kent County Council, which reportedly calls for nearly £300m of extra funding to be put into additional infrastructure to relieve the M20 during Operation Stack.
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.
The FTA has had its Truck and Van Excellence audits approved by TfL as meeting the latter’s work-related road risk (WRRR) requirements, a status previously held only by Fors.