Operators will be kicked off the 10-year trial of longer semi-trailers (LST) if they attempt to sell their allocation, the DfT has warned after at least one participant tried just that. In a letter sent to trial participants this summer seen by MT.co.uk, former transport minister Mike Penning said he was pleased with the progress operators in the trial had made, but was concerned that companies were considering putting their longer semi-trailers allocation up for sale. Penning wrote on the […]
The government must avoid any “distraction or dilution” from the trailblazer apprenticeships as the April 2017 start date approaches, the RHA has said.
The port of Liverpool is “uniquely positioned” to overcome major Brexit delays at Dover and should be seen as the exit point of choice for hauliers, according to its owner.
The DfT is planning a major trial of around 3,000 25-metre artics on Britain’s roads this year and will drum up support by giving Denby Transport permission to use its Eco-Link B Double road train as a demonstrator from next month.