The RHA and FTA have warned that hauliers operating under the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) face extra costs and unnecessary legislation if proposed changes go ahead. The proposals, launched last week for consultation by London Councils, would require HGVs of 18-plus tonnes to fit sideguards and Class V and V1 mirrors as part of their LLCS membership. London Councils said ex- tending the scheme’s remit to cover safety, rather than simply noise pollution, would be a positive step towards […]
The DfT has revealed the abolition of the paper driving licence will be delayed until 8 June this year.
The DfT has called on the Highways Agency to take some specific steps to boost the resilience of the strategic road network (SRN) to extreme weather. Robin Meczes
The Severn Crossing tolls will be reduced next year ahead of being scrapped entirely, the government has confirmed. Emma Shone