A leaked government document warns that lack of haulier preparations for Brexit could create major delays on routes to the UK’s channel ports with HGV drivers waiting two days to reach the front of queues of up to 7,000 trucks – whether there is a trade deal with the EU or not. However, the RHA hit back this week, laying the blame for any post-Brexit border delays at the feet of the government. A “reasonable worst-case scenario” report, drawn up […]
Bretts Transport said it had taken steps to address “pent-up demand” for haulage services following the pandemic, brought about by an acute shortage of drivers.
The government is beginning to acknowledge the importance of the road transport industry ahead of the general election, according to the RHA.
The government has confirmed that it plans to trial truck platoons on the UK’s strategic road network in the 2016 spring Budget.