Plans to extend a quarry in South Yorkshire have attracted dozens of objections, despite the number of predicted HGVs remaining the same and a “markedly low” road traffic incident rate. Breedon Southern submitted the proposals to extend the Holme Hall Quarry near Stainton to around 31.6ha and included a number of mitigation measures for HGVs leaving the site in its plans. These include no overloading; sheet and covering of any materials in transit and ensuring lorries pass through a wheel […]
A lorry driver was injured at the Port of Felixstowe last week after a 40ft container was dropped onto his truck, crushing the vehicle and trapping him in the remains of the cab.
Abbey Logistics has been awarded a recycled polymer and materials handling contract from Viridor, a leading UK recycling company.
The skills shortage, Brexit and the push towards low-emission vehicles are the biggest issues facing the road transport industry, the chief executive of the RHA has said.