The haulage industry is calling on the government to make smart motorways safer by educating drivers on how to use them and ensuring that those drivers that fail to observe the rules are fined rather than warned. The call follows transport minister Grant Schapp’s decision to launch an enquiry into driver safety on smart motorways last week, prompted by rising concern at the number of deaths that have occurred on smart motorways when all-lane running is in place, where the […]
Delays to the construction of a road linking a new motorway junction with a major distribution centre is reportedly forcing thousands of HGV drivers to clog up a local A road.
DP World London Gateway’s logistics hub has this week been opened by transport minister Robert Goodwill.
Is the road transport industry expecting too much from Philip Hammond’s budget this afternoon? Motortransport.co.uk looks at what’s in store for logistics.