The DfT has launched Quiet Deliveries guidance to help local communities and residents understand how out-of-hours deliveries work, the benefits they can provide, and how they can get involved in the planning process. Advice complements an existing series of guides put together for other stakeholders considering out-of-hours deliveries, such as freight operators, retailers and the construction sector, following the Quiet Deliveries Demonstration Scheme trial in 2010-2011 and further pilots during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Benefits promoted to communities […]
Operators delivering into and around London are reminded that the Olympic Route Network (ORN) is live as of today (25 July) and will remain in place until 14 August. All traffic can use the vast majority of the 109-mile long ORN, it is just the dedicated Games Lanes that are reserved for accredited Games vehicles and on-call emergency vehicles. The ORN is operational between the hours of 6am and midnight, during which time no stopping or unloading is permitted on […]
The time limit for downloading data from a digital tachograph is to be extended from the current 56 days to 90 days by the end of this year, the DfT has confirmed.
The government is seeking views on extending the longer semi-trailer pilot, despite the latest annual report revealing that the full allocation is still not running on UK roads.