Plans to build an HGV parking area along the route of the Lower Thames Crossing have been dropped, in a move that has drawn criticism from the RHA and FTA. A further consultation into the construction of Britain’s longest road tunnel connecting Kent, Essex and Thurrock has launched, but key changes to the design of the road include removing a rest and service area and maintenance depot, as well as a junction at Tilbury. Highways England said the changes reflect […]
Acumen Distribution has put four more 15.65m longer semi-trailers on the road, taking the total number of trailers it operates under the DfT trial to 21.
The leader of the Welsh national party, Plaid Cymru, has signed up in support of PetrolPromise.com. Elfyn Llwyd is the 69th MP to back the campaign website’s push for an Office of Fair Trading (OFT) investigation into the price of fuel. PetrolPromise, which was founded by Robert Halfon MP, wants the non-tax element of the price of fuel reduced. As well as an OFT investigation, it is calling for a Royal Commission to be set up to investigate how fuel […]
The DfT has confirmed that trucks using equipment designed to cut their emissions, such as aerodynamic flaps, will soon be allowed to run up to a GVW of 45 tonnes.