Government pledges £20m to improve roadside facilities for HGV drivers


An extra 11,000 safe and secure parking spaces across the UK are needed to plug a security shortfall for HGV drivers, according to the RHA. The figure came as the government announced it was spending £20m on improving roadside facilities, as part of attempts to boost driver welfare and tackle the driver shortage. The cash will go specifically towards improving security, showers and eating facilities as well as exploring increasing parking spaces for lorry drivers. Roadside service operators are being […]