The disused port of Stranraer in Scotland will be used as a lorry park for up to 300 HGVs in order to mitigate the “significant economic shock” brought about by a no-deal Brexit. The Scottish government has set out a range of measures to protect critical imports and vulnerable citizens and it has detailed steps to protect food and medicine supplies and support businesses. However, it also said that its preparations were being made “unnecessarily difficult by the lack of […]
Up to a dozen customs controls posts offering parking to tens of thousands of trucks are to be built across the country, with at least five earmarked for Kent, in preparation for the UK’s exit from the UK.
The DfT is set to reveal its plans for the transport industry in relation to Covid-19, Brexit and the skills shortage at the Freight People’s latest online meeting this month.
New research has revealed that the number of European drivers parking in the UK plummeted by 26% in January compared to the end of 2020.