The government has pledged to improve overnight HGV parking facilities through “established and new” processes as part of its Covid-19 recovery plan. The move is revealed in a letter sent last week from Transport Secretary Grant Schapps and transport minister Baroness Vere to RHA chief executive Richard Burnett. The letter notes “the incredibly important contribution that delivery drivers make to the nation, the economy and businesses,” and pledges to look at new ways to overcome the barriers to creating more […]
Warrington Borough Council has criticised government plans to create a Brexit lorry park at Appleton Thorn, close to the M56.
‘Solve your problems within two years or face supply chain levy,’ Transport Select Committee warns logistics sector
The logistics sector must solve its driver employment crisis and fix its dearth of secure rest facilities within two years, or else the government should step in and impose a levy, MPs have warned.
Operation Brock has been reintroduced on the M20 in Kent following the closure of the temporary lorry park at Manston Airport.