The DfT has declined to confirm the contents of a document sent to transport minister Andrew Jones by Kent County Council, which reportedly calls for nearly £300m of extra funding to be put into additional infrastructure to relieve the M20 during Operation Stack. According to The Independent, the taskforce – understood to include Kent Police, Eurotunnel and Highways England – wants £295m to provide a two-way contraflow capability on the M20 and an additional coastbound lane; and a further £8m […]
SmartWitness UK said it had found non-UK hauliers “really frustrated” by the Direct Vision Standard scheme and many were still looking to boycott London rather than shell out thousands of pounds to make their fleets compliant.
Travel relating to logistics businesses is essential and should not be challenged, government tells police
All travel relating to the operation of logistics business has been designated as essential travel by the government during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A price-fixing compensation action has attracted more than 2,000 hauliers since it went live in June of this year, the RHA said today.