Local authorities across the country will be able to charge utility companies as much as £2,500 a day to work on roads in peak hours from next year. The DfT has announced a national roll out of its Lane Rental scheme after a successful pilot on roads in London and Kent. It will go live across the UK in late 2019 in a bid to reduce peak time congestion caused by planned works. The trial by Kent County Council and […]
Government plans to evolve the current HGV Road User Levy into a green tax have raised the hackles of the freight industry.
The FTA has welcomed a new safety initiative by insurance firm Aviva aimed at reducing the number of collisions between cyclists and LGVs – but has stressed that cyclist safety is not just a matter for truck operators.
More than half the spending on England’s transport network is going to London with the imbalance set to get worse, according to a report by Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).