A government ban on truck drivers taking any break other than a 45-minute rest period in seven Kent boroughs from January next year has been slammed by the freight industry. Any truck driver who ignores the ban, which comes into force on 1 January, will face a £150 fine. The temporary ban comes as the government braces for lengthy post-Brexit queues on Kent roads headed to and from the Channel Ports. Logistics UK is calling on the DfT to withdraw […]
The government is looking at alternative means of funding smaller hauliers struggling to access the Treasury’s COVID-19 funding packages.
Ballyvesey Holdings saw a fourfold profits fall in 2019 in what the company described as a “difficult” year in an intensely competitive market.
New truck cab designs will include larger windscreens and have more streamlined bodies after MEPs passed a law to do away with ‘brick-shaped’ lorries.