Overnight work on the M20 in Kent to install a temporary steel barrier that keeps traffic flowing in the event of disruption after Brexit starts this weekend. Highways England said it had learned lessons from Operation Stack and that its new package of measures, collectively called Operation Brock, were “a significant improvement” to previous attempts to queue lorries heading for Europe. Completion of the steel barrier, which will create a contraflow system, is scheduled for mid-March and overnight closures will […]
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has praised the road transport industry, promised clarity over Brexit for the sector and acknowledged the shortage of truck parking in the UK.
The Metropolitan Police are to speak at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference next month.
The FTA has welcomed news that London’s T-Charge will commence on 23 October, providing a level playing field for all road users.