Logistics UK said hauliers should be reassured by the government’s contingency plans for any disruption on Kent roads in January, after it said it would introduce legislation to enforce Operation Brock. However, it also said the latest plans still lack the detail that companies needed to plan ahead. Following consultation with the industry, the Department for Transport said it would bring forward legislation to enforce the traffic management strategy, which should reduce the risk of disruption as hauliers travel through […]
Turnover at county Durham car transporter Beamish Transport plummeted by 20% in 2018 “arguably because of Brexit uncertainty”, according to its administrator.
The government is seeking views on extending the longer semi-trailer pilot, despite the latest annual report revealing that the full allocation is still not running on UK roads.
Yet another reshuffle at the DfT has seen local roads and traffic minister Robert Goodwill step away from road transport entirely.