Hauliers slam “appalling” standard of rest stops in major new survey


Hauliers have delivered a damning verdict of the security, quality and availability of rest stops in the UK, with most rating them ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’. In a survey of more than 1,000 freight and coach firms, 59% described rest stop facilities on motorways and major A roads as inadequate. A further 56% said their availability was either very poor or poor. Just 1% rated their security as ‘very good’. Independent watchdog Transport Focus, which conducted the survey, said satisfaction […]