Campaign group Freight on Rail has called the findings of recent research into longer heavier vehicles (LHVs) by the University of Huddersfield into question. The pressure group has countered in its own report that their introduction would lead to reduced, rather than increased, efficiency and bring greater environmental and safety costs than envisioned. The Freight on Rail report suggests LHVs could easily become the new standard vehicle in logistics, rather than being taken up purely by those who could consistently […]
Network Rail clamps down on HGV operators involved in bridge strikes with ‘Wise Up, Size Up’ campaign
Network Rail has insisted there is no excuse for HGV drivers not to know the height of their vehicles and it will support regulatory action against companies that are involved in bridge strikes.
Commercial vehicles looking to load or unload on yellow lines may soon find themselves fighting for space after plans put forward by secretary of state for communities and local government, Eric Pickles, to let general motorists park for limited periods on yellow lines.
Dick Denby, chairman of Lincolnshire haulier Denby Transport, is having another go at persuading the DfT to allow a road trial of his Eco-Link double-trailer combination.