“The whole nation will owe haulage and logistics workers a huge debt of gratitude,” according to Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Roads and Transport Security, Baroness Vere of Norbiton. In a statement sent to our sister title Commercial Motor to address operators, Baroness Vere said that this time of national crisis “represents an unprecedented challenge for hauliers and logistics firms” but that the industry has risen to it “with outstanding dedication and professionalism”. “It has been an incredible effort, […]
The closure of the Forth Bridge will have cost the industry an estimated £16m by the new year, despite the DfT’s decison to relax drivers’ hour laws.
Burger King restaurants across the country’s motorway network are reopening for takeaway service – but only for HGV drivers initially.
Jesse Norman MP has taken on the role of secretary of state for roads, local transport and devolution at the DfT.