A proposed new migrant camp in Dunkirk, just 30 miles from Calais, has been criticised by the RHA and the FTA. The French government is to commit a proposed £1.1m to the camp, which is located about five miles east of the port of Dunkirk. The RHA said the dangers faced by UK hauliers crossing the channel will double if the new camp goes ahead. RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said his greatest concern was that “the number of staff […]
The DfT is being urged to make longer semi-trailers a ‘business as usual’ option for fleets, following the government’s latest trial update.
Next-day deliveries are in danger of becoming a thing of the past unless certainty over the status of EU workers is provided by the government, the GMB union has claimed.
The new government bill making provisions for a no-deal trade arrangement when the UK leaves the EU next year is merely a contingency plan, with plans for a trade agreement still firmly on the table, transport secretary Chris Grayling has assured the industry.