Hauliers need access to migrant workers

5 February 2020

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has produced its long-awaited report following the commission from the Home Secretary to look into a points-based system (PBS) and salary thresholds for immigration.

Hauliers worried about life after Brexit

27 January 2020

The Withdrawal Agreement has received royal assent and confirmation by the European Parliament is expected to pass without incident meaning that the UK will leave the EU at the end of January.

M20 Operation Brock barrier to be removed

13 January 2020

Details of work to remove the steel barrier on the M20 in Kent, installed last year as part of Operation Brock (see Kent roads are Brexit-ready), have been confirmed by Highways England.

Stena set to improve UK Ireland ferry freight services

13 January 2020

The first of five next generation Stena Line RoPax vessels to be completed at the AVIC Weihai Shipyard in China, the Stena Estrid has started service this month (January 2020) on the Holyhead to Dublin route.

Safe parking areas attract EU funding

13 November 2019

The European Commission has announced that it intends to provide €60 million to fund improvements to the safe and secure truck parking areas (SSTPAs) network across Europe.

Government prepares Kent roads for Brexit

29 October 2019

The Secretary of State for Transport has issued a set of Orders, in the form of Statutory Instruments, which will enable the movement of cross-Channel lorries in Kent to be controlled by regulating access to the road network in the period ending on 31 December 2020.

Operation Brock is activated on the M20

29 October 2019

Drivers of lorries weighing more than 7.5 tonnes heading for Eurotunnel or the Port of Dover on the M20 have been instructed by Highways England to follow signs directing them onto the coastbound carriageway of the M20 between junction 8 for Maidstone and junction 9 for Ashford.