Highways England, which manages the 4,300-mile Strategic Road Network (SRN), wants operator views on what it is doing well, what it could do better and initiatives that could improve the service. It has recently started a three-year project aimed at improving the service it provides to the freight and road haulage sector in England. The aim is to help it understand the needs of the transport sector, while influencing future planning and operational decisions. Highways England would like to get […]
DAF engineers to be behind the wheel when HGV platoon trial takes to UK roads within the next few months
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.
Highways England, the body replacing the Highways Agency from 1 April, said it needs to strengthen its relationship with the logistics sector.
Prices have dropped on the Severn Crossings today as the bridges entered back into public ownership.