Government moves to continue the extension of the relaxation of drivers’ hours past Christmas is “reckless, dangerous and potentially illegal”, Unite is warning. The warning follows the union’s discovery that the DfT has launched a “technical consultation” with stakeholders into a further extension of the relaxation of drivers’ hours, which was due to come to an end on Sunday 3 October. The consultation is not open to the public. Unite is now taking legal advice on what it believes is […]
Road users not complying with ‘red X’ signs on the motorway should face penalties, the RHA has said, after a Transport Committee report highlighted low levels of compliance with the road safety measure.
The European Commission (EC) said it will not comment on reports that it is to start legal action against the UK government over the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy.
The decision to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport has been tentatively welcomed by the industry.