Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has pledged that new motorways that have no hard shoulder – known as All Lane Running (ALR) motorways – will only open if technology is in place to spot stopped or broken-down vehicles quickly.
Volvo is preparing to launch three new all-electric FH, FM and FMX HGV models in Europe.
HGV traffic hit a three-month high on the weekend of 11-12 April as many non-essential shops, restaurants and pubs prepared to re-open, according to DfT figures.
Welch’s Transport has resumed normal service this week after being forced to cancel all non-contractual bulk collections and deliveries last week due to record freight volumes.
HGV drivers will no longer need a Kent Access Permit (KAP) to enter Kent from today (20 April) whilst the M20 moveable barrier will be taken down by the end of this week.
A lorry driver who killed a woman after his truck collided into her broken-down car has been jailed.
Pall-Ex member Bullet Express has become a shareholder member in the Fortec Distribution Network.
KNP Logistics Group, formerly known as Knights of Old Group, slashed its losses by almost two-thirds last year, boosted by major wins in the contract distribution sector, the acquisition of the assets of Steve Porter Transport for just £1, and a restructuring of its finance team, including the addition of a new chief financial officer.
A “highly experienced” Spanish lorry driver, who had been driving on the UK’s roads for 26 years, has been jailed for two years after killing a man whilst driving in the wrong lane on an A-road.
BOC and Calor Gas’ decision to quit the UK LNG market is a sign of market consolidation in the UK which will only benefit operators in the long term, according to Gasrec chief commercial officer James Westcott.