The Transport Committee has accused the DfT of “blatantly ignoring” its recommendations in regards the roll out of all-lane running across the motorway network, which one MP has said will “get people killed”. The committee slammed the government’s plans for 300 miles of all-lane running in July, labelling the move a cost-cutting exercise and “a radical change and an unacceptable price to pay for such improvements”. This morning the committee published the DfT’s response to its report, disagreeing with many […]
Van operators are being urged to improve maintenance arrangements and safety to avoid being bought into the O-licensing regime.
In 2016 the UK road transport industry moved more freight by both weight and distance than it has ever done since modern records began According to newly published figures the UK road transport industry (excluding Northern Ireland) lifted freight amounting to 1.89 billion tonnes in 2016; a 15% increase year-on-year. This is the highest recorded collective weight since comparative records began in 1990.
A 55% rise in turnover at Norbert Dentressangle’s UK group company Norbert Dentressangle Logistics was achieved last year as a result of cost reductions, new business and the first full year’s effect of the acquisition of TDG in October 2011.