Police in Hampshire said “a massive effort” from haulage operators meant it would be downscaling its A31 HGV triage operation early. The EU Exit strategy, known as Operation Transmission, involved lorries pulling off the motorway network and getting their papers checked in advance of reaching Portsmouth International Port. But with eight of the scheduled 12 weeks of the operation passed, police said they would be downscaling it from today (18 February). The force said key factors in its decision included […]
The proposed congestion charge on HGVs using the Port of Dover has been rebutted by Dover Council on the grounds that air quality in the town was improving.
Trials on British roads involving platoons of autonomous HGVs have been put on hold due to the ongoing pandemic.
Brexit uncertainty and slowing sales have forced SDC Trailers to look at cutting “a number of jobs” at its plants in Mansfield and Toomebridge in Northern Ireland, the manufacturer revealed this week.