The FTA and RHA are at odds over a decision by the government to spend a further £44.5m on security for the Port of Calais. The FTA said there was evidence of “tangible migrant activity” not only in Calais but also on the roads leading up to the port town and that the priority was drivers’ safety. It therefore welcomed the multi-million pound investment by the UK government to strengthen security, improve fencing, CCTV and detection technology. However, the RHA’s […]
The industry has welcomed the chancellor’s decision to cancel the planned September fuel duty rise, but says more still needs to be done to get the economy on the road to recovery.
A government ban on truck drivers taking any break other than a 45-minute rest period in seven Kent boroughs from January next year has been slammed by the freight industry.
XPO Logistics has been awarded a contract by DnaNudge to pack and deliver rapid, lab-free Covid-19 tests to NHS distribution points, patient care homes and other healthcare facilities across the UK.