Government plans to build a £250m lorry park in Kent to prevent delays caused by Operation Stack have been criticised by the Transport Committee, which described the decision as “rushed” and called for more research into its cost and impact. The 4,000 space lorry park, which will be the largest in Europe, is intended to prevent a repeat of the massive queues on Kent’s roads last summer caused by disruption at the Port of Calais by migrant incursions and industrial […]
The Transport Committee is seeking operators’ views on the future of UK road freight, ahead of a public evidence session on 3 July. The select committee, which recently found that London’s councils were unable to provide detail about Olympics enforcement policy, wants written evidence submitted by 27 June. Areas of debate include the government’s approach to road freight and the strategic road network; fuel prices; theft and security issues, including how to tackle truck crime; winter resilience; drivers’ hours rules […]
AM Widdowson was a member of the Palletways network for only a year, Motortransport.co.uk has learnt.