DfT officials have been accused of ignoring ministers’ wishes in a move likened to a scene from TV series ‘Yes Minister’ after the department shelved plans this week for a trial of 25-metre articulated trucks whilst it carries out a safety review of the vehicle. The decision brings to an abrupt halt plans mapped out by transport minister Baroness Vere and Denby Transport chairman Dick Denby, pictured, for a Section 44 permit to be issued to enable Denby Transport’s 25.25m […]
The Motor Transport team considers what impact the UK coming out of the EU might have on road transport in a special edition of the Motor Transport Podcast.
The new government must support the industry in meeting clean air legislation and not villainise HGVs, according to the FTA’s election manifesto.
Fuel duty has been frozen for a fifth year in a row in today’s Budget.