HGV traffic leaps as retail and hospitality return


 

HGV traffic hit a three-month high on the weekend of 11-12 April as many non-essential shops, restaurants and pubs prepared to re-open, according to DfT figures. The weekend’s HGV traffic was 15% above the pre-pandemic figure, a level last recorded in the build-up to Christmas. The government report revealed that HGV traffic plummeted by as much as 40% in the midst of the first lockdown but bounced back strongly and has maintained pre-lockdown volumes since the start of September. Pallet […]