Hauliers have welcomed the Welsh Government decision to consider allowing HGVs to use bus lanes in limited circumstances. Welsh economy and transport secretary Ken Skates will discuss the idea with highways and transport organisations over the next year and look at the feasibility of allowing HGVs to use bus lanes in certain areas in order to reduce congestion. The review follows a recommendation by Welsh Traffic Commissioner Nick Jones, in his first report to the Welsh Assembly in September last […]
The government must guarantee it will scrap the Severn Crossing tolls as promised, the FTA has said.
A reduction in charges for using the Severn Crossing looks further away than ever, after transport minister Stephen Hammond reiterated the government’s intention to maintain the tolls after the crossing reverts to public ownership in 2018.
HGVs using the Severn River Crossings could be offered incentives to use it more at night when the bridge returns to public ownership, according to the Transport Secretary.