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 […]
The DVSA has suspended dangerous goods vehicle (ADR) inspections in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Logistics business groups have welcomed the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s series of measures to get the economy back on its feet, but warned that further initiatives are needed to prevent a slew of job losses.
The government is considering a trial of 25-metre double artics on Britain’s roads as part of a wider multi-modal transport strategy.