The Heavy Transport Association (HTA) is warning that around 5% of its members are considering no longer moving abnormal loads, due to costs and difficulties arising from police officers enforcing inconsistent movement embargoes on them. The warning comes as hauliers continue to report that some police officers are enforcing blanket movement embargoes on abnormal loads. […]
The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it.
Trade associations have warned that London’s ULEZ will severely disadvantage, or even bankrupt, operators that work in the city when it begins in 2019.
The RHA is calling on the government to support the haulage industry after 6,500 responses within 36 hours to a survey of hauliers showed that 46% of the UK truck fleet – around 240,000 vehicles – is now parked up with no work.