Andrew Jones MP, the new transport minister with responsibility for freight and logistics, says his key priority for the future is delivery of the strategic road infrastructure programme. The new parliamentary under secretary of state for transport, to give him his official title, was visiting the Tip-ex and Tank-ex exhibitions in Harrogate last week, spending over two hours chatting to delegates and exhibitors to learn about the industry. He explained to Motortransport.co.uk that he has three main priorities – delivery […]
FTA members have expressed safety fears over the government’s decision to allow heavier, faster agricultural vehicles on UK roads.
Government plans to make HGV drivers bear the greatest responsibility for road safety have been condemned as “extremely dangerous” by the RHA this week.
Logistics UK has called on the government to scrap plans to ramp up fuel duty to help pay for the Covid-19 crisis.