Yet another reshuffle at the DfT has seen local roads and traffic minister Robert Goodwill step away from road transport entirely. Under the move Goodwill’s responsibilities for local roads and traffic will be taken on by freight and logistics minister Andrew Jones, with Lord Ahmed of Wimbledon retaining responsibilities for road agencies (not Highways England). Goodwill as minister for state now has responsibility for aviation, martime, high speed rail and cycling. This is the latest in a series of reshuffles […]
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has praised the road transport industry, promised clarity over Brexit for the sector and acknowledged the shortage of truck parking in the UK.
New vans running on petrol and diesel will not be sold in the UK from 2030 as the government forges ahead with its “extremely aggressive” phase out of conventional combustion engines.
Parcel delivery service ParcelHero is calling for the continued suspension of the introduction of full customs declarations paperwork and extra customs procedures on parcels being sent from Great Britain to Northern Ireland (NI).