You may not know it, but as a freight transport operator using the UK road network, you have a champion representing your interests to the government and Highways England. Steve Hobson meets him. Many MT readers may never have heard of Transport Focus, but since 2014 it has represented all users of the UK motorways and major A-roads including freight transport operators, carrying out surveys of drivers and operators and feeding their views into the roads planning process. Government-funded and […]
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) UK has criticised the way in which Liverpool’s bus lane suspension trial is being conducted and called for the Mayor of Liverpool to terminate it.
Traffic congestion cost UK drivers more than £37.7bn in 2017, with the UK ranking as the tenth most congested country in the world and the third most congested in Europe, behind only Russia and Turkey, according to new research.
Haulier support for a trial of 25 metre artics on UK roads is gathering momentum, but more operators need to voice their support if the government is to give it the green light, Kevin Buck, transport consultant and MD of Hazcomp, warned this week.