The road transport industry battled on against the ‘beast from the east’ and Storm Emma this week, but many operators have been left counting the cost. In Scotland, Glasgow-based Bullet Express had to close after rural and access roads became unnavigable. MD David McCutcheon said while his business would survive, some would be finished off. “This is going to be expensive for a lot of people. We’d just had a really good month in one of our departments and this […]
The Transport Committee has accused the DfT of “blatantly ignoring” its recommendations in regards the roll out of all-lane running across the motorway network, which one MP has said will “get people killed”.
Operators could see a reduction in the fees paid for digital tachograph cards later this year, as DVLA looks to return a £25m surplus.
LGV operators should not feel they are being singled out in the drive to cut cyclist deaths and injuries in London, as modifications to make construction vehicles safer are just part of a package of measures being introduced to improve cycle safety, London major Boris Johnson said on Monday (9 December).