Prime Minister Boris Johnson laid the blame for the UK HGV driver shortage and the petrol pump crisis squarely at the feet of the road haulage industry this week. Speaking on the Andrew Marr Show on BBC 1 yesterday (3 October), as the army prepared to help deliver fuel supplies to petrol stations hit by the HGV driver shortage, Johnson said: “The issue of the forecourt is fundamentally one of supply…what we had for decades was a system whereby basically […]
Government plans to reallocate road space is based on a “fantasy” and should be reconsidered, according to the RHA.
The traffic commissioners are scrutinising requests by operators to furlough transport managers and companies should seek legal advice first, according to Backhouse Jones solicitors.
Emergency refuge areas row reignites, as AA survey suggests public has concerns about Smart Motorway project
The House of Commons Transport Committee has renewed its call for longer and more frequent emergency refuge areas on all-lane running (ALR) schemes, after an AA survey revealed more than a fifth of drivers rate ALR motorways as dangerous.