National Highways has launched guidance for drivers on how smart motorways work – 16 years after they were introduced on the road network. The ‘Driving on motorways’ hub includes a film featuring TV presenters Suzi Perry and Ortis Deley finding out about variable speed limits on the controversial traffic management technique, as well as all-lanes running and red ‘X’ signs. Last month, the government was forced to pause new smart motorway schemes amid mounting criticism they were unsafe, particularly when […]
The government must resolve groupage and parcel service issues to the EU after evidence showed that high rates and increased paperwork were threatening the profitability of SMEs, according to a Lords report.
Suttons said it had listened to its drivers and invested £15m in comfy new Volvo tractor units, which are better suited to long distance and overnight journeys.
The RHA has welcomed the decision by agricultural and food giant AB Agri not to require hauliers to join the SafeContractor accreditation scheme.