The FTA has welcomed the decision to extend the longer semi-trailer trial in both scope and length. In an update to its dedicated trial webpage, the DfT said an additional 1,000 longer semi-trailers were to be made available and the trial extended by five years. The DfT added that details on how to apply for the trailer allocations would be available soon. Launched in 2012, the then flagship trial has, after a slow start, grown to encompass 1,800 longer semi […]
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