The eastbound carriageway of the M6 was closed for almost 12 hours on Monday (28 May) after a fatal accident involving a car and three LGVs, the Highways Agency has confirmed. The incident, which occurred at 10.48am between junction 1 of the M6 and the M1 motorway at junction 19 (the Catthorpe interchange) involved two Volvo trucks and one Daf, according to a spokeswoman for Leicestershire Police, who were called in to investigate. One of the truck drivers was […]
Highways England has appointed Jim O’Sullivan as its chief executive, following its transformation from the former Highways Agency earlier this year.
RHA research has revealed that the long-predicted driver shortage is now severely affecting operators as they gear up for the Christmas peak.
While it didn’t start so, the UK’s divisive EU referendum vote dominated the middle of the year onwards and much like the general public, appeared to split Motortransport.co.uk readers. For some it represented the chance to escape the red-tape generated by Brussels, ditch measures such as Driver CPC and stop a race to the bottom, while making the UK great again. For others, it threatened the return of customs clearance and UK land borders, a labour shortage and an economic […]