Essex County Council is urging freight operators to have their say over the future of the A120 between Braintree and the A12. It wants the freight sector’s views on five proposed alternatives for a dual-carriageway link on the major east to west route used by HGVs travelling to Harwich and Felixstowe ports. Essex County councillor Kevin Bentley said: “The A120 is a key route for HGVs transporting goods to and from a wealth of local businesses, ports and airports across […]
Highways England (HE) has warned HGV drivers not to ignore road closures on the A5 in Warwickshire after receiving reports of vehicles flouting the law.
Transport for London (TfL) has released its Olympic Freight Journey Planner, to help operators navigate the disruption London 2012 will bring this summer. The Pie Mapping developed planner calculates the most appropriate route for operators to take during the Games period based on the date and time of day and the vehicle’s dimensions. Although free to all, the journey planner offers further functionality to members of TfL’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme. This includes the ability to save your routes, chosen […]
Nearly 100 operators involved in bridge strikes have been reported to the traffic commissioner in the last 12 months, figures reveal.