Highways England plans to step up its “smart” motorway programme, the agency’s strategy and planning director Elliott Shaw told delegates at a strategy day this week. There will be a “modularised” approach so that they can be rolled out “mile after mile” across the network. This will be more cost-effective and consistent than approach hitherto, where each scheme has been specifically designed, he said. Shaw was speaking at a conference in London on the DfT’s evolving road investment strategy (RIS2), […]
The road haulage industry boosted its efficiency last year, according to new statistics from the DfT.
Jesse Norman remains minister for road freight at the DfT, as the line up of ministers and their responsibilities was finalised after Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle.
UK-registered goods vehicles’ share of the international road freight market has fallen to a fresh low of just 13%, new figures from the DfT have shown.