Highways England (HE) has been criticised by MPs for giving the impression that technology that spots broken down vehicles on smart motorways would be installed five years ago. Giving evidence to the transport select committee (TSC), the roads agency admitted it hadn’t been “as precise or as clear as we could have been” when it told the committee in 2016 smart vehicle detection (SVD) technology was being rolled out. Earlier this year, transport secretary Grant Shapps said it was “entirely […]
The RHA has welcomed the DfT’s decision to relax cabotage rules for car transporter firms during the new number-plate peaks in March and September, but warned that it should not be extended to other sectors.
The RHA has hailed a new government pledge of £10bn to support thousands of businesses by protecting against customer defaults and payment delays.
Travel relating to logistics businesses is essential and should not be challenged, government tells police
All travel relating to the operation of logistics business has been designated as essential travel by the government during the COVID-19 pandemic.