The TRL Freight Symposium will be held at the Cavendish Conference Centre, London on 28 November at 1pm. With the UK’s road transport industry facing increasing difficulties to balance unsustainable consumer trends, against requirements to reduce congestion and emissions, there is a clear opportunity for technological, operational and environmental innovations to address the challenges. TRL’s symposium will debate the issues and explore how future freight concepts can become a reality. Guest speakers at the event include: Matthew Edwards, DfT – will […]
With the news that the UK is to get its first platooning trial underway next year with DAF supplying the vehicles, MT took a closer looks at the feasibility study published alongside the funding announcement itself to understand how the technology might work. Produced via a partnership between the Transport Research Laboratory, Ricardo and Transport and Travel Research, the 100 page-plus document lays out the groundwork that will inform the £8.1m trial and lists some of the challenges ahead and […]
The M11 has topped the list of road users’ best motorways, with the M20 voted the worst, according to research by Transport Focus.
Triangle Management Services has compiled the 2020 edition of the UK Domestic Express Parcel Carriers Digest.