The RHA has demanded that Heathrow Airport update its freight movement facilities “as a matter of urgency”, following complaints of congestion and delay accessing the west London site. Mounting congestion around the airport’s cargo centre is creating severe delays and making the cargo area inaccessible at times, with police frequently turning away vehicles from the area, according to operators. The weakened pound has also seen cargo volumes surge at Heathrow this year, with the airport reporting a 10.5% rise year-on-year […]
The FTA has poured cold water on suggestions that operators could perform annual roadworthiness tests on their own vehicles.
The government is considering a trial of 25-metre double artics on Britain’s roads as part of a wider multi-modal transport strategy.
Prices have dropped on the Severn Crossings today as the bridges entered back into public ownership.