Better productivity and safety were the standout elements of a report published by the DfT assessing the impact of raising the speed limit for trucks over 7.5t GVW in England and Wales, writes Transport News editor Kevin Swallow. On 6 April 2015 the speed limit on single carriageways was raised from 40mph to 50mph, and dual carriageways from 50mph to 60mph to match motorways. It has been a good news story for hauliers. It came six months after Transport Scotland had begun […]
The FTA has demanded assurances from Scotland’s transport minister that the Forth Road Bridge will re-open to all vehicles on 4 January.
Aberdeen-based ARR Craib Transport has said that the falling price of oil in 2014 did not stop its growth last year, as it leaned on food and drink and construction and building customers. In the year-ending 31 March 2015 turnover rose to £52.8, from £46.1m in the previous year, while pre-tax profit was flat at £1.69m.
Staff and unsecured creditors of Grangemouth haulier Duncan Adams did not receive any money owed to them before the company was dissolved last week.