Public service provider Amey has put six 7 tonne Iveco Daily trucks into operation on its traffic management contract with the Highways Agency. Iveco claims the trucks, which have its Daily 70C17 chassis, offer 250kg more payload capacity than traditional 7.5-tonners, giving Amey the ability to carry all the equipment needed for a 2km lane closure on the back of one vehicle. The overall weight of the Daily has been reduced by using plastic and galvanised steel for the body […]
The Transport Committee has said the government’s transformation of the Highways Agency (HA) into something akin to Network Rail is an unnecessary and potentially costly mistake.
FTA chief executive Theo de Pencier is to join transport watchdog Passenger Focus, the organisation that will be scrutinising the performance of Highways England, which goes live next month.
Labour transport minister Richard Burden (pictured) has accused the government of washing its hands of the Strategic Road Network (SRN), following the creation of Highways England in April.