Scottish hauliers are up in arms about the “horrendous” extra costs they face because of the HGV ban on the Forth Road Bridge, which has been extended until the end of February. The bridge, originally scheduled to reopen to HGV traffic on 4 January after steelwork repairs, will reopen to all other vehicles from today (23 December), but HGVs will remain banned for more than two months. Andrew Black of Andrew Black Haulage and Storage told MotorTransport.co.uk: “The money we’ve […]
The FTA has accused the government of “dragging its feet” over O-licence reform, two years after a review into the traffic commissioners’ (TCs) work was published.
The RHA has met with business secretary Vince Cable to highlight the impact the current driver shortage is having on the economy and how it could be addressed.
Both the FTA and the RHA have welcomed the launch of the Scottish government’s rail strategy Delivering the Goods.