UK-registered goods vehicles’ share of the international road freight market has fallen to a fresh low of just 13%, new figures from the DfT have shown. In the year to the end of June, there were 2.3 million journeys recorded from the UK to mainland Europe by powered goods vehicles – up 10% on the previous 12 months. Of these, UK-registered vehicles accounted for just 304,000 trips – down 4% – while foreign registered vehicles’ share surged 12%. Combined with […]
The cost of spoiled loads as a result of stowaways getting into UK-bound vehicles could be as high as £1bn a year, the RHA has estimated.
Road tolling was a key topic discussed at a fringe seminar hosted by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport at this week’s Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.
The risk of being involved in a breakdown on a stretch of all-lanes running (ALR) smart motorway is 216% higher than on a standard motorway because there is no hard shoulder for drivers to move to, according to a damning new report.