The Forth Road Bridge will not fully reopen to HGV traffic until mid-March, according to Scottish transport minister Derek Mackay. The bridge, which was closed to all traffic on 4 December but reopened to non-HGV vehicles later that month, was originally set to reopen to HGVs in mid-February. A phased reintroduction of HGVs, which will allow around 600 to cross the bridge every night, began today (4 February) but Mackay said it will not be fully opened until mid-March. He […]
Trade associations and the UK government have given a qualified welcome to the publication of the EC’s no-deal contingency plan for transport, which appears to address some of the access concerns for international haulage.
The introduction of a rebate on fuel duty for goods vehicle operators in the Republic of Ireland (ROI) this summer may tempt more UK operators to use illicit fuel, the RHA has conceded.