The transport secretary said it was “entirely wrong” that smart motorways were introduced without the right technology to make them safe, but he has ruled out scrapping them. Grant Shapps told MPs reversing the controversial traffic measure would mean acquiring land the equivalent of 700 Wembley stadium-sized football pitches and destroying large areas of green belt and that instead “we have to make what’s there safe”. Shapps was responding to concerns about smart motorways following an inquest into the deaths […]
Pall-Ex Group has completed the acquisition of the Fortec Distribution Network. Purchased by a new subsidiary company, For-Ex Distribution Network, it will remain trading as Fortec Distribution and operate as a separate network but be part of the overall Pall-Ex Group of companies.
Transport industry slams EU over threat to restrict access to UK trucks after Brexit transition period
The transport and logistics industry has described claims by the EU Commission that it will restrict access to British trucks at the end of the post-Brexit transition period as “ridiculous” and would leave the EU “shooting itself in the foot”.
An Essex haulier that successfully faced down a parking firm’s threats of court action has written to the DVLA seeking clarification as to whether it is supplying private businesses with its fleet vehicle information.