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 […]
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