Kent roads are Brexit-ready

15 October 2019

The final preparations to keep Britain moving after Brexit are taking place as traffic management preparations in Kent are stepped up, according to Highways England and the Department for Transport (DfT).

No-deal truck tariffs will hit hard

15 October 2019

We recently reported that the Government had issued an updated version of the UK’s temporary tariff regime in the event of a no-deal Brexit (see Government updates temporary tariff regime).

Hauliers and the No-Deal Readiness Report

11 October 2019

A recently published document sets out in one place what will change if the UK leaves without a deal and outlines what the Government is doing to get ready for Brexit on 31 October.

Gas-powered trucks worse for air pollution

9 October 2019

Trucks powered by liquified natural gas (LNG) pollute the air up to five times more than diesel trucks, according to on-road tests commissioned by the Dutch government.

Government updates temporary tariff regime

8 October 2019

The Treasury and the Department for International Trade (DIT) have published an updated version of the UK’s temporary tariff regime in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Councils need powers to tackle “lorry mayhem”

3 October 2019

Citing a catalogue of incidents where lorries have blocked streets, got stuck in villages and crashed into bridges as a result of driving down routes not suitable for their size or weight, the Local Government Association (LGA) has called for councils to be given more powers.

DfT makes cash available to help ports prepare for Brexit

1 October 2019

Ports across England have been invited to bid for a share of £10 million, as part of the Port Infrastructure Resilience and Connectivity (PIRC) competition, to help deliver upgrades which will enhance capacity and maintain trade flows after Brexit.

DVSA urges people to report unsafe bus, coach or lorry drivers

30 September 2019

Promising to use the intelligence and evidence to take strong action against law breakers who are a danger to other road users, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has issued guidance on how to report unsafe professional drivers.