Highways England (HE) has warned HGV drivers not to ignore road closures on the A5 in Warwickshire after receiving reports of vehicles flouting the law. Essential maintenance between Redgate and Higham has meant the A5 is closed in the evenings, but HE bosses said lorries were attempting to access the route from the nearby A444. “We are receiving reports from other road users that heavy goods vehicles and other vehicles are attempting to access the A5 at the A444 Longshoot […]
The transport and logistics industry is simply not ‘hip’ enough to attract new talent and needs a complete makeover if it is to compete successfully with other sectors for new recruits in coming years, professional services firm PwC has warned. In a new report, Winning the Talent Race, PwC suggests the transport and logistics sector is suffering from a poor image, including the perception of low pay and poor prospects. Pay is a particular sticking point: while the average salary […]
The government’s £25bn Roads Programme is facing delays while the DfT reappraises the strategy in the light of the recent Court of Appeal ruling on plans to expand Heathrow.
Any charges for using the new Lower Thames Crossing must be similar to those at Dartford if the new route is to effectively relieve congestion, the FTA has warned.