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Hauliers say ‘non’ to channel bridge

Boris Johnson’s proposal for a 22 mile cross-channel bridge has got a resounding “non” from the Road Haulage Association which described it as “a bridge too far”.

Drivers still being attacked daily at Calais, says RHA

Drivers are still being attacked on a daily basis by people traffickers at Calais, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett warned as he called for more effective action from the British and French governments.

Severn Bridge toll prices cut

Daily toll prices for the Severn Bridge have been cut from £20 to £16.70 for HGVs. This comes after Severn River Crossings handed over all the operations and management of the Severn Bridges to Highways England. 

Tilbury seeks consent for new terminal

The Port of Tilbury has applied for a development consent order for Tilbury 2, a new terminal on a 152 acre site next to the existing port.

Uber is a transport company, says European court

The European Court of Justice has decided that Uber is a transport company, not simply a digital service in a ruling that could have a significant impact on the development of the “gig economy”.

Tell TfL what you think of the ULEZ

Transport for London has launched a consultation on its latest plans for the Ultra Low Emission Zone which is due to come into force in April 2019.

Driver shortage stymies Ocado growth

Ocado increased sales by 11.6 per cent to £373.8 million for the 14 weeks to 3rd December – but said that growth had been restricted by a lack of drivers in certain locations.

Industry needs 50,000 drivers

The UK haulage industry is currently facing a shortage of between 45,000 and 50,000 HGV drivers, according to the Road Haulage Association.