Transport Policy

Up to £100 million boost to improve HGV ro...

Nov 25, 2022No Comments

Lorry drivers will benefit from improved and safer rest areas and roadside facilities thanks to up to £100 million investment from industry and Government, the

Houses of Parliament

Reassurance needed on energy crisis action ...

Nov 07, 2022No Comments

The Cold Chain Federation has written to the Chancellor and newly appointed Cabinet Ministers in the Department for Business, Environment and Transport calling for urgent

HGV driver training

Government extends funding for HGV driver t...

Aug 08, 2022Comments off

Government funding to train HGV drivers has been extended for another year in a move aimed at tackling the ongoing skills shortage in the sector.

Supply Chain

Transport Select Committee warns logistics ...

Jun 01, 2022Comments off

The logistics sector must solve its driver employment crisis and fix its dearth of secure rest facilities within two years, or else the government should

Plan for Manchester CAZ to target vans susp...

Jan 24, 2022Comments off

Hauliers will come under the scope of Manchester’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) when it launches in May, but plans to target vans and taxis have

Charging Infrastructure

Charging an electric vehicle should be conv...

Jul 29, 2021Comments off

In Zero emission vehicles, published today, MPs on the Transport Committee deliver a set of recommendations to Government to boost the production and purchase of

smart motorway

Public trust was undermined on smart motorw...

Jul 02, 2021Comments off

Highways England undermined trust in smart motorways when it failed to give an accurate timeline for a 2016 pledge to make technology to detect stopped

Chargepoints

Government with £20 million chargepoints b...

Feb 02, 2021Comments off

Local authorities are being urged to take advantage of a £20 million cash injection to boost the number of on-street electric vehicle chargepoints in towns

Acceleration Unit

Transport Secretary launches Acceleration U...

Aug 21, 2020Comments off

Vital rail and road upgrades that will create jobs, increase connectivity, and boost the economy will be delivered more quickly, thanks to the launch of

zero emissions

Ford calls for government-partnered plan to...

Jun 23, 2020Comments off

Ford of Britain chairman, Graham Hoare, today called for a joined-up, clear and consistent long-term, government-partnered strategy if the UK Government is to meet its