The DfT should stop trying to lay the blame for its shock cancellation of the A27 Chichester bypass scheme at the feet of the local authorities and reverse its decision, the RHA has said. The fate of the scheme, which was included in the government’s Road Investment Strategy, was revealed in a letter from transport secretary Chris Grayling (pictured) to Highways England chief executive Jim O’Sullivan, last week. Grayling said he had decided to cancel the scheme and cited the […]
The DfT has said it wants to see more HGV operators adopting measures to improve the safety of vulnerable road users such as cyclists – but has stopped short of backing a call for an industry-wide code of practice on the issue.
FairFuelUK and its backers were joined by 100 MPs at the Houses of Parliament on Monday [4 March], where 40 MPs signed a letter calling upon the chancellor to cut fuel duty.
As many as a third of operators in Northern Ireland who should have a restricted operator’s licence don’t have one, the DVA has revealed.