Tougher roadwork rules for contractors a good thing for movement of goods, says FTA


 

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says the government’s plan for stronger regulations to prevent long stretches of roadworks on motorways could cut delays and reduce costs for HGV operators. According to the FTA, transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has told Highways England to introduce tough new rules for contractors to prevent motorists getting stuck in lengthy queues. He also wants better communication with road users so they understand the reason for works and can plan alternative routes. Malcolm Bingham, FTA head […]