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. Published on 22 July, the DfT’s Transport Resilience Review outlined a number of actions it would like the HA to take, including: completing its drainage asset inventory; consulting the freight sector over restrictions on vulnerable vehicles on some sections of the network during high winds; working with the Met Office to improve wind forecasts […]
Increasing the speed limit of HGVs to 60mph has had no impact on safety, according to a government report.
Trade associations have welcomed the announcement that the Transport Committee has launched an investigation into skills and workforce planning in the road haulage industry.
Parcel delivery service ParcelHero is calling for the continued suspension of the introduction of full customs declarations paperwork and extra customs procedures on parcels being sent from Great Britain to Northern Ireland (NI).