The RHA is warning the government not to create fleets of stranded assets as it moves to phase out diesel powered HGVs. The call comes as the government mulls when to phase out the sale of new diesel HGVs and the introduction of road pricing to offset the decline in fuel and vehicle excise duty as the UK switches to electric vehicles. The proposals are part of a consultation document recently launched by the House of Commons Transport Select Committee. […]
TPN said it was “considerably ahead” of competitors with four trailer loads a day going to Dublin and three to Belfast with no delays in service.
Operators face queues of 7,000 trucks in Kent and a two-day wait to reach border, leaked post-Brexit report warns
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.
The DfT is planning a major trial of around 3,000 25-metre artics on Britain’s roads this year and will drum up support by giving Denby Transport permission to use its Eco-Link B Double road train as a demonstrator from next month.