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 […]
Heathrow Airport has confirmed it will consider the case for a congestion charge, if a third runway (pictured) is given the go-ahead.
Investing the equivalent funding earmarked for HS2 into the roads would deliver four times the economic boost
Investing the same level of funding into the road network as the £55.7bn earmarked for HS2 would deliver four times the economic growth, according to a report commissioned by FairFuelUK (FFUK).
The use of 3D laser scanners to capture evidence after a road collision is saving an average of 44 minutes per investigation, roads minister Stephen Hammond has suggested. Thirty-eight scanners, which make a 3D image of the entire incident scene and avoid the need for investigators to survey multiple scene sections individually, were funded by the DfT and the police for use by 27 police authorities recently after a 2009 trial suggested their use would save 39 minutes on investigation […]