A campaign to ban oversized and hazardous goods from using the Dartford Crossing has come under fire from others in the road transport sector. Europa Worldwide launched its campaign and a petition earlier this week, complete with a livery (pictured), on the basis that the convoys required to transport oversized and hazardous goods through the tunnel cause congestion at the crossing. Vehicles carrying these loads should instead be sent the other way round the M25, according to MD Andrew Baxter. […]
The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it.
Industry bodies are to collaborate on a new joint initiative to promote the road haulage industry, with a focus on improving its public image and attracting more employees.
Some of road transport’s biggest companies could face a hit to their cash flow after the chancellor signalled he was bringing forward corporation tax deadlines forward yesterday.