A consultation by Transport for London (TFL) on a possible Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has led to a sharp response from a leading hauliers' organisation, demanding to know why action has to be deferred until 2020.
Last month we reported a warning from the Freight Transport Association that driver shortages could threaten Christmas deliveries: now the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has told shoppers that they can expect empty shelves unless urgent action is taken.
Considerable publicity has been given to the numbers of people camped near the port of Calais hoping to complete their illegal, and desperate, journey to the UK from some of the world's poorest and most conflict-ravaged regions.
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) makes the point that using a mobile phone while driving is both a criminal offence and a serious road safety risk and, if you are driving a large vehicle such as a bus or lorry, the dangers are even greater.
Providing advice for employers on what they need to do to comply with the law and reduce risk, the third edition of the Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) guide to workplace transport safety has just been published.
Despite the Chancellor's recent warnings about slowdowns in the Euro-zone affecting UK trade, freight ferries between the UK and the continent still seem to be doing good business and P&O is the latest to expand its North Sea routes.
A transport operator became used to getting away with offences to the extent that a "culture of falsification" developed which the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (now the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)) was unable to pin down.