Two new by-passes have opened in recent days, both promising to significantly improve road transport links in their respective regions. The first to open, on St Valentine’s Day, was in mid-Wales. The 4-mile Newtown bypass incorporates three bridges, four underpasses and five roundabouts, and while not without its detractors among affected local landowners, will eliminate the regular 45-minute crawl through the town for traffic travelling from North West Wales to the south of the nation. In particular, it will prevent […]
Meachers Global Logistics said one of its drivers could have been killed after youths threw rocks at its lorry from a bridge over the M271 in Hampshire.
Mars has partnered up with DHL in a logistics operation involving the construction of two warehousing facilities and the aim of removing one million miles from the roads.
Higher prices for goods and services resulting from the effects of rush-hour congestion on business are costing every UK household around £100 a year, a new report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) has suggested. The report found sitting in congestion was costing the UK’s commuting households around £456 apiece or a combined total of £3.9bn a year, taking both direct and indirect costs into account. The direct costs – essentially additional fuel and lost time – […]