HGV drivers can look forward to fewer potholes after Dawsongroup’s order of 50 JCB’s Pothole Pro machines which can repair a pothole in eight minutes. The machine was put through its paces during transport minister Mark Harper’s recent visit to JCB’s Derbyshire headquarters. The minister (pictured) was shown how quickly the machine can repair potholes. […]
The government has clarified its response to a petition demanding councils and major developers take into account HGV welfare facilities when deciding applications, acknowledging that professional drivers have been let down.
Revisions could be made to the UK’s flagship HGV Road User Levy to make it compliant with EU rules, a source said this week.
Operators will be kicked off the 10-year trial of longer semi-trailers (LST) if they attempt to sell their allocation, the DfT has warned after at least one participant tried just that. In a letter sent to trial participants this summer seen by MT.co.uk, former transport minister Mike Penning said he was pleased with the progress […]