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 Highways Agency has launched a national awareness campaign designed to encourage drivers to slow down and take proper care in roadworks.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has published the terms of reference for its study into the future funding of England’s roads, which could pave the way for road tolling. In the spring (CM 22 March) David Cameron, the prime minister, set out his vision for the strategic road network, which included exploring whether it could be sold off along the lines of the privatisation of the UK’s utilities. The DfT, which is undertaking the study with the Treasury, has now […]