Operation Brock in Kent is being retained as an emergency measure that could be rolled out in the future, after the government removed “sunset clauses” from the legislation. The traffic management measure, designed to cope with queues of thousands of HGVs on the M20, was meant to end by October. It was originally introduced to deal with disruption caused by Brexit, amid fears that the UK’s withdrawal from the EU could lead to disruption for cross-Channel trade. It was recently […]
No end to the migrant crisis appears to be in sight for international vehicle operators crossing the Channel to the UK via Calais, after the town’s mayor Natacha Bouchart warned the problems there were not going to go away anytime soon. Her comments came as the UK’s Border Force confirmed there had been surge in the number of migrants caught in the first three months of this financial year attemting to make it to the UK.
PML shifts operations to Kent to avoid “crippling” LEZ charges as it slams London Mayor for ignoring its pleas
The “crippling” impact of London’s Low Emission Zone (LEZ) has forced logistics firm Perishable Movements Limited (PML) to move some of its operations out of London to Kent, the company said this week.
Government plans to reallocate road space is based on a “fantasy” and should be reconsidered, according to the RHA.