P&O Ferries to launch fifth ship on Dover-Calais route

6 May 2021

The P&O Dover-Calais fleet will be returned to its pre-pandemic strength of five vessels when Pride of Burgundy — a 28,000 ton vessel with capacity to carry 120 lorries — returns to the vital route in June.

Driver shortages made worse by tax changes

4 May 2021

With pallet firms having to extend next day deliveries by up to five days, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has called for urgent Government action to ease a growing driver shortage crisis which is being exacerbated by the introduction of IR35 tax changes.

Safer smart motorways welcomed by transport sector

4 May 2021

The Department for Transport (DfT) and Highways England have announced that every new All Lane Running (ALR) motorway will open with radar technology in place to spot stopped or broken-down vehicles quickly. In addition, all existing ALR motorways will have the technology fitted six months earlier than originally planned.