A Lincolnshire haulier has blasted officials over roadworks which could cost his firm an extra £35,000 in longer journeys. The row has erupted after North East Lincolnshire Council said they would be closing a section of the A1173 near Stallingborough for six months while contractors create a new roundabout on the road. This has now been revised by NELC to a one-way traffic flow. But Alan Broughton, director of local haulage firm Handtrans is furious that trucks travelling towards Grimsby […]
Highways England, the body replacing the Highways Agency from 1 April, said it needs to strengthen its relationship with the logistics sector.
The RHA has said that rather than sabre-rattling and pushing for powers to fine, local councils would be better served encouraging dialogue between residents and businesses if they want to cut the number of trucks breaching weight-limits.
Government policy on who should pay for transport infrastructure relating to ports is “confused in practice and conceptually flawed,” the Commons Transport Committee has warned.