The decision to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport has been tentatively welcomed by the industry. While the general consensus is that it was the correct decision, there remain uncertainties that need clarification, according to road transport representatives. The decision to expand Heathrow was announced today (25 October) after years of what the Transport Committee described as “dithering”. Committee chairwoman Louise Ellman MP said: “After decades of dithering, the decision has been made and it is the right one. […]
The cost of spoiled loads as a result of stowaways getting into UK-bound vehicles could be as high as £1bn a year, the RHA has estimated.
GDPR and industry diversity are among the topics the RHA will cover at the Microlise Transport Conference in May.
The Transport Committee has said the government’s transformation of the Highways Agency (HA) into something akin to Network Rail is an unnecessary and potentially costly mistake.