The Transport Committee has criticised successive governments for failing come up with long-term plans for bridge and tunnel projects, claiming that it has inhibited economic growth. The cross-party group of MPs also said a lack of political leadership meant that the Dartford Crossing, linking the M25 across the Thames, was the “least reliable section” of the strategic road network. Its report called for a new crossing to ease congestion and reduce the cost congestion was placing on the economy, which […]
Matthew Kibble Transport (MKT) has purchased Kent-based operator Shakespeare Transport for an undisclosed sum.
Scottish hauliers are up in arms about the “horrendous” extra costs they face because of the HGV ban on the Forth Road Bridge, which has been extended until the end of February.
The RHA has said that rather than sabre-rattling and pushing for powers to fine, local councils would be better served encouraging dialogue between residents and businesses if they want to cut the number of trucks breaching weight-limits.