Truck manufacturers have called on the next government to secure a swift deal on Brexit and stop the uncertainties that could result from drawn-out negotiations. Speaking at the Truck to the Future debate, MAN Truck and Bus UK MD Thomas Hemmerich said there was a contrast between negative discussions about the effect of Brexit in Europe and in the UK. He said UK operators were saying “this [Brexit] is great”. He pointed to the new unit registrations in the first […]
Sir Mike Penning on addressing the driver shortage; why he won’t back May’s Brexit deal and a need for emission controls
Sir Mike Penning MP announced at an RHA parliamentary reception last year that he intended to form an all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on road freight and logistics to ensure that this vital sector has a voice in parliament as the UK leaves the EU.
Brexit complexities and the impact of Covid-19 continue to be the biggest challenges for operators during 2021, according to a brand-new report by MT and sister title Commercial Motor.
Operation Brock, launched yesterday in preparation for a no-deal Brexit, will be stood down as soon as possible, Highways England has confirmed.