The Transport Select Committee has launched an inquiry into the effectiveness of all-lane running on England’s motorways. Several all-lane running motorway schemes in sections of the M1, M4, M5, M6, M42 and M62 are in operation either as part of a managed motorway, or with the hard shoulder used as a full-time lane. The committee said the use of all-lane running looks set to expand and it would therefore like to evaluate the evidence generated to date on the experiences […]
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Transport Select Committee’s call to government to review “unacceptable” local authority parking enforcement, which is costing operators hundreds of thousands pounds a year in Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs).
While it didn’t start so, the UK’s divisive EU referendum vote dominated the middle of the year onwards and much like the general public, appeared to split Motortransport.co.uk readers. For some it represented the chance to escape the red-tape generated by Brussels, ditch measures such as Driver CPC and stop a race to the bottom, while making the UK great again. For others, it threatened the return of customs clearance and UK land borders, a labour shortage and an economic […]
The Transport Select Committee has raised concerns about Vosa’s enforcement focus, the rapid introduction of ATFs, and its seemingly dysfunctional relationship with traffic commissioners (TCs).