The UK’s first on-road HGV platooning trial will begin in spring next year with a convoy of three wirelessly connected DAF trucks driven in the first phase by the manufacturer’s engineers, Highways England has confirmed. If the first phase of the £8.5m government funded trial is a success a second phase will be launched in the latter half of 2019 which will see the platoon incorporated into DHL Supply Chain’s day-to-day delivery operations with specially trained company drivers operating the […]
Companies relying on postal carriers for deliveries into the EU have been warned delays are being caused by couriers struggling with customs and duty charges.
New guidance for fleet operators wishing to make out-of-hours deliveries was launched by TfL at the inaugural Quiet Cities global summit held in London this week.
The closure of the M4 is now just days from becoming a national embarrassment for Britain, according to the Labour Party. The warning came after the Highways Agency (HA) missed its self-set target to reopen the M4 in central London today. Work to fix a crack within the fabric of the Boston Manor Viaduct, which has seen the M4 closed between junction 2 and 3 since last weekend, is now predicted to be complete “within the next few days”. The […]