Longer semi-trailers should be made permanent fixture, says FTA, as DfT hits trial target

Ceva longer semi-trailers

The DfT has achieved its original target of getting 1,800 longer semi-trailers on the roads, albeit almost five years after the scheme was first launched. According to the DfT’s annual report on the trial, 1,806 longer semi-trailers were in circulation at the end of 2016. However, the number of operators taking part in the trial fell slightly from 163 in 2015 to 161 last year. Noting that more than 15 million vehicle km has been saved since the trial began […]