The closure of the Forth Bridge will have cost the industry an estimated £16m by the new year, despite the DfT’s decison to relax drivers’ hour laws. The bridge was closed at midnight on 4 December after a crack in the steelworks led to it being deemed unsafe for use. The RHA said it was “deeply concerned” the Scottish government was failing to “fully appreciate” the knock on effects of the closure on the industry. Routes avoiding the bridge could […]
The government has announced funding for four British biofuel plants as part of its Transport Decarbonisation Plan which aims to deliver net-zero carbon emissions in the UK by 2050.
The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it.