motorways

Plans to speed up roadworks by closing motorways for longer periods welcomed by logistics industry

 
Logistics operators gave a thumbs up this week to National Highways’ plans to close motorways and A-roads for up to two weeks in order to speed up the delivery of roadworks. Other measures announced this week by National Highways include an incr…

International hauliers vent their frustration as queues return to Dover

 
Lorries headed for Dover were trapped in 20-mile long queues again this weekend with further delays in the pipeline as another wave of holiday-makers prepare to head for the port this week, ahead of the Platinum Jubilee weekend. The queues began…

Overhead charging cables the cheapest and most effective way to decarbonise long-haul HGVs, new study finds

 
Powering electric HGVs via overhead charging cables is a much cheaper solution for decarbonising the haulage sector than other methods, according to a mechanical engineer overseeing a government-funded project into the idea. Professor David Cebo…