A permanent lorry parking area with space for 3,600 lorries in Kent has been given the green light as a long term solution to the problems caused by Operation Stack. The government said that the Stanford West site attracted twice as many supporters than those who thought it should be based at a location north of junction 11 on the M20. The lorry parking area should deliver better journeys for drivers and keep the roads flowing when Operation Stack is […]
The government has pulled the plug on the planned lorry park in Stanford West, which was selected as a solution to the chronic congestion caused by Operation Stack.
Trade associations have welcomed London Councils’ decision not to introduce mandatory fitting of sideguards and class V and VI close-proximity mirrors aspart of its London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).
A risk management company has warned that “little or nothing” is being done to protect the employees of haulage firms in Calais – and the warning signs are there that violence in the area could escalate.