DfT plans to offer longer semi-trailers on first come, first served basis


The DfT will offer longer semi-trailers on a first come, first served basis before next year, after admitting the current timescale for getting the trial’s 1,800 units onto the UK’s roads will not be met. With around six months to go until the deadline to put the 1,800-plus trailers (at 14.6m and 15.65m) on the road, just 500 are in operation. “Given the current rate of take-up, it is highly unlikely that the 1,800 figure will be reached by December […]