The legacy of last year’s successful Olympic and Paralympic Games will be collaboration, according to the head of the FTA. Speaking at the launch of the Logistics Report 2013 last week, chief executive Theo de Pencier said the dialogue between the road transport industry and TfL, as well as wider government, that had been kick-started by last year’s events would benefit the sector for years to come. “This will be particularly useful as we look to find ways that CV […]
A suggestion by new president of the Institute of Highway Engineers for the government to consider banning trucks from UK motorways on Sundays has been described as “out of touch” and “the last thing” the industry would want to see in the UK. Richard Hayes, who will became president of the IHE this week, says he will be writing to the roads minister, Mike Penning, to ask the Department for Transport (DfT) to investigate the issue as part of its […]
The Scottish Government has launched a national low-emission strategy consultation, which could pave the way for London-style low emission zones within two years.
Almtone-owned Canute Group will cease trading ahead of Christmas with the loss of 600-plus jobs, after attempts to revive the business in May via a controversial pre-pack sale failed.