A public consultation has been launched into proposals for a new lorry parking area as an alternative to Operation Stack in Kent. It comes after an announcement by the chancellor George Osborne in his Autumn Statement that £250m was being made available to buy space in the county for HGVs, which could be used when Operation Stack would normally be invoked. The preferred site is at Stanford in Hythe, but the Highways England consultation will seek views on other potential […]
A plan to introduce a clean air zone in Bath, which will cost non-Euro 6 HGVs £100 a day to enter but exempt all cars, has been slammed by the FTA.
The cost of regulatory compliance for operators that specialise in chemical distribution will continue to rise, as Brexit will not be able to offer any significant regulation changes in the sector, according to the Chemical Business Association (CBA).
Operators could face financial penalties if they are discovered to be paying employed drivers incorrectly to evade tax, after the RHA highlighted the practice.