Highways England, the body replacing the Highways Agency next week (1 April), has conceded it needs to strengthen its relationship with the logistics sector. A spokesman for the government-owned company said: “One of the things we’ve got to do is get better information out to [hauliers] about road works and having that partnership. “It’s a really important relationship to us, and something Highways England will be keen to strengthen in the days and months to come.” Today, Highways England published […]
Motorway service area operator Moto has announced it will provide free food for lorry drivers who park overnight and extend its free parking period to help when truckers take a break during the coronavirus lockdown.
The government has encouraged the industry to respond to plans to overhaul the country’s outdated planning system and explain how “high quality” lorry parking facilities should be provided.
The decision to remove the hard shoulder on 10 miles of the M6 and turn it into an extra lane reveals the government’s “reckless disregard” for the public’s safety, according to a road safety campaigner.