Road freight transport is the “lifeblood running through the veins of the British economy,” roads and freight minister Andrew Jones MP told MT this week. Jones was at the HORIBA-MIRA proving ground at the invitation of Motor Transport publisher Road Transport Media and Mercedes-Benz to get his first taste of driving HGVs. The minister tried his hand in an 8×4 Econic low cab tipper, a conventional Arocs 8×4 tipper and a top of the range 630hp 6×2 Actros tractor unit […]
TNT Express is calling on the government to review the “often substantially inadequate” loading and unloading facilities in many city centres, in particular around Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) ‘hotspots’.
Cheshire-based Boughey Distribution has sealed a five-year agreement with Thomas Hardie Commercials for the supply of Volvo’s new generation FH model which will be in production from next month.
John Hayes MP, the minister for state at the DfT responsible for freight and logistics, has promised that he will be “much more radical” in building the status of the road transport sector as a vital part of the British economy.