Ministers have bowed to growing industry pressure and removed controversial powers from Kent County Council (KCC) to clamp HGVs parked in laybys. The widely criticised initiative, which enables the council to ban trucks over five tonnes from stopping in the county and has been in place since January, will end at midnight today (30 June). Logistics UK wrote to transport minister Rachel Maclean earlier this month objecting to KCC’s attempts to make the temporary measure permanent and pointing out that […]
The HGV annual test model has failed to demonstrate resilience during the pandemic, prompting Logistics UK to call for a review of the system.
The RHA has slammed Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon’s criticism of HGVs for using trunk roads in heavy snow as “naïve in the extreme”.
The logistics sector has triumphed in its hard-fought battle to receive funding towards HGV driver licence acquisition for apprentices.