Any charges for using the new Lower Thames Crossing must be similar to those at Dartford if the new route is to effectively relieve congestion, the FTA has warned. Malcolm Bingham, head of road network management policy at the association, said that if the charges were not similar, vehicle drivers might start “making the choice not to use it”. It’s not yet clear what user charges will apply, but a document released as part of a public consultation that […]
Current efforts to resolve the driver shortage will not be enough to prevent the looming skills crisis, the Transport Committee has said.
13) Steve Parkin Title: Chairman, Clipper Logistics Steve Parkin is one of those larger than life characters that still enliven the logistics industry. Having left school with no qualifications and after spending 18 months working as a coal miner, he built Clipper Logistics from a one man and a van operation to a £235m a year logistics empire in 30 years.
Hauliers are still parking in unsafe locations with inadequate welfare, hygiene and sanitation facilities – two years after the government promised to provide more secure parking sites.