Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has pledged that new motorways that have no hard shoulder – known as All Lane Running (ALR) motorways – will only open if technology is in place to spot stopped or broken-down vehicles quickly. In addition all existing ALR motorways will have the technology fitted six months earlier than originally planned. The move is part of wider safety improvements brought in after a series of fatal crashes on motorways where the hard shoulder is converted into […]
Europa chief attacks RHA over handling of Brexit and fuel crisis and calls for Richard Burnett’s resignation
Europa Worldwide Group chief executive Andrew Baxter (pictured) has launched a vociferous attack on the RHA this week, accusing it of leaking information from confidential government meetings, failing to prepare hauliers for Brexit and “substantially” causing the fuel crisis by “leaking information about fuel stocks”.
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.
Transport sector could cost Treasury up to £1.2bn in Bounce Back Loan Scheme defaults, researchers warn
The transport industry could cost the Treasury £1.2bn in Covid-19 loan defaults, according to research by Business Rescue Expert.