The Operation Brock contraflow system on the M20 has been mothballed from today (26 April), as the impact of new Brexit border regulations at the Channel ports abates. The system was put in place in December 2020 in anticipation of expected disruption at the ports at the end of the Brexit transition period. The concrete barrier divided the London-bound M20 between junctions 8 and 9, to allow coastbound lorries to be separated from other traffic. Road works to restore normal […]
The speed limit on Highways England roadworks is to increase from 50mph to 60mph following extensive trials.
Police in Surrey have shared dramatic footage of a bridge strike that also resulted in a van becoming stuck under an HGV.
A new report claims UK operators could make significant savings if they were allowed to add overlength vehicles to their fleets. A new study published last week suggested that allowing the use of ‘super’ semi-trailers could save the haulage industry £226m a year in reduced running costs. Such findings appear to strengthen the economic argument for the use of longer vehicles, but the study also puts forward a case for ‘super semis’ on safety and environmental grounds. The report, Impact […]