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 […]
A reduction in import tariffs for new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit will still cripple UK haulage, according to manufacturers and trade associations.
The finalists for this year’s FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards have been revealed.
The industry has been given a chance to say whether the role and functions of the traffic commissioners are required, after the government launched a consultation into their work.