The government has clarified its response to a petition demanding councils and major developers take into account HGV welfare facilities when deciding applications, acknowledging that professional drivers have been let down. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) was told by the petitions committee to provide a revised response after it attracted more than 10,000 signatures. The petition called for legislation to force councils to include secure lorry parking, as well as refreshment and washing facilities when allowing […]
Monks Contractors is expanding its fleet and taking on new drivers after landing a number of major deals including one with Lancashire Renewables to provide 30 new waste disposal and recycling vehicles.
EV Cargo’s Palletforce has pledged its supply chain expertise and financial support to charities FareShare and the Trussell Trust after being inspired by their work and efforts to redistribute food during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Operators can now apply for the new round of permits to run longer semi-trailers (LSTs), as part of the extension to the trial announced earlier this year.