Local authorities across the country will be able to charge utility companies as much as £2,500 a day to work on roads in peak hours from next year. The DfT has announced a national roll out of its Lane Rental scheme after a successful pilot on roads in London and Kent. It will go live across the UK in late 2019 in a bid to reduce peak time congestion caused by planned works. The trial by Kent County Council and […]
The RHA and motorway service area (MSA) operator Moto have welcomed the prime minister’s plans to force service stations to display fuel prices on motorway signs, but the Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) believes it will push prices up.
A movable concrete barrier on the M20 that can be set up “within hours” to keep Kent’s roads moving at times of cross-channel disruption will be on standby from later this year, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced today (Monday 17 February).
The Prime Minister’s proposed civil service recruitment freeze could see the UK’s HGV driver shortage escalate, if staff managing the backlog of driver testing cannot be recruited, Logistics UK is warning.