The Forth Road Bridge will reopen to all vehicles at 11pm this Saturday (20 February) after being closed to HGV traffic for more than two months. The bridge was closed on 4 December when a crack in its steelwork was discovered, but reopened to all traffic except HGVs on 23 December. It was speculated that the bridge might not reopen to HGVs until next month. However, the statement announcing reopening on the bridge’s website said that “favourable weather conditions” over the […]
Acumen Distribution has grown its fleet of longer semi-trailers from four to 18 15.65m units.
A suggestion by new president of the Institute of Highway Engineers for the government to consider banning trucks from UK motorways on Sundays has been described as “out of touch” and “the last thing” the industry would want to see in the UK. Richard Hayes, who will became president of the IHE this week, says he will be writing to the roads minister, Mike Penning, to ask the Department for Transport (DfT) to investigate the issue as part of its […]
The cost of regulatory compliance for operators that specialise in chemical distribution will continue to rise, as Brexit will not be able to offer any significant regulation changes in the sector, according to the Chemical Business Association (CBA).