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 […]
UK hauliers will not require ECMT permits while undertaking international work between the UK and EU until at least 30 June 2021 in the event of a no-deal, according to the European Commission (EC).
The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men.
Highways England chief executive Jim O’Sullivan is to stand down early next year.