The government is to effectively double the number of roads and motorways given top funding status by creating a new Major Road Network (MRN). It will use vehicle excise duty (VED) to pay for highway upkeep in a move welcomed by industry groups. The plans, which will go out to consultation later this year, form part of the new Transport Investment Strategy. This includes a proportion of the VED-funded National Roads Fund, which will be allocated to pay for the […]
Meachers Global Logistics said one of its drivers could have been killed after youths threw rocks at its lorry from a bridge over the M271 in Hampshire.
The RHA is concerned about proposals to reduce the width of roads in Northamptonshire to prevent lorries using them.
Road users are being urged to report poor road signs on motorways and A-roads in a bid to force Highways England to improve signage across the UK’s major roads network.