The decision to remove the hard shoulder on 10 miles of the M6 and turn it into an extra lane reveals the government’s “reckless disregard” for the public’s safety, according to a road safety campaigner. Claire Mercer, whose husband was struck and killed by an HGV on a smart motorway, warned that there was a danger to life in Highways England’s plans to introduce ‘all lanes running’ on one of the busiest stretches of motorway in the country. Work to […]
A convoy of over 50 shellfish haulage trucks descended on Downing Street today (18 January) to protest against the bureaucracy created by the Brexit trade agreement which is creating major delays of shellfish exports to Europe and threatening the existence of affected companies.
Confusion continued to reign at Northern Ireland’s ports on Friday (4 February), after the environment secretary said there had been no changes to sanitary and phytosanitary checks despite Stormont’s agricultural minister calling for a halt.
Truckers hit back at being “slated and stereotyped” after council warns major lorry park is to close
A county Durham truckstop is being closed down at the end of the month due to complaints over anti-social behaviour and health and safety concerns.