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20pc of carriageways are almost unusable

20 per cent of carriageways in England and Wales are five years away from being unusable, according to research by Asphalt Industry Alliance. 

UPS uses smart grid to boost electric truck use

UPS is making use of a new battery charging technology that will allow it to increase the number of electric vehicles operating from its central London site from 65 to all 170 trucks based there.

Green van tax mustn’t penalise business, says FTA

The FTA has welcomed the Spring Statement’s ambitions for transport and infrastructure. It did however say that members will be interested but concerned about the Chancellor’s intention to “help the great British white van driver go green”.

FTA warns of catastrophic road repair plan

Leaving London’s roads without repairs and maintenance for the next two years could have catastrophic effects on the ability businesses to keep everyone supplied with the goods and services they need, according to the Freight Transport Association.

Van confidence high despite slip

Some 85 per cent of van operators expect their business to grow over the next 12 months, according to the Mercedes-Benz Vans Business Barometer.

14pc rise for road transport prices

European road transport prices rose by an average of 14 per cent between the fourth quarter of 2016 and the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the Transport Market Monitor produced by Capgemini and Transporeon.

Recruiter sacked for rejecting British driver

Recruitment agency Blu Global has fired one of its freelance consultants after she told delivery driver Michael Fowler that he did not qualify for the job he had applied for because he was British.