Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • Logistics UK expresses frustration at Kent ban

    on Dec 14, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK expresses frustration at Kent ban

    The Department for Transport and Kent County Council is set to  temporarily ban lorry drivers from taking all rest periods other than the 45 minutes break in seven Kent boroughs

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  • FTA Ireland calls for effective contingency planning

    on Dec 14, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA Ireland calls for effective contingency planning

    FTA Ireland is calling effective is calling for effective contingency planning at Ireland’s biggest port

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  • European Commission outlines No Deal contingency measures

    on Dec 10, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on European Commission outlines No Deal contingency measures

    The European Commission has put forward a set of targeted contingency measures ensuring basic reciprocal air and road connectivity between the EU and the

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  • IRU warns that Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy will fail

    on Dec 10, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU warns that Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy will fail

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has warned that the European Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy, will fail to achieve 2050 carbon neutrality targets as it is based on a distorted tank-to-wheel approach that only measures CO2 emissions at the vehicle tailpipe

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  • Stena Line doubles frequency and capacity on Rosslare – Cherbourg route

    on Dec 10, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Line doubles frequency and capacity on Rosslare – Cherbourg route

    Stena Line is set to add an additional freight-only vessel to its Rosslare to Cherbourg route from 4th January 2021.  The Stena Foreteller will join the Stena Horizon which already operates on the route, doubling the freight capacity as well as the frequency of sailings between Ireland and the Continent

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  • FTAI comments on traffic management plan for Dublin Port 

    on Dec 10, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTAI comments on traffic management plan for Dublin Port 

    FTA Ireland (FTAI), the business group representing the Irish logistics sector, is calling for authorities to prioritise trialling the recently announced Traffic Management Plan for Dublin Port, to allow time for the potential developments needed.  

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  • DVSA confirms 10-year-old tyre ban

    on Dec 9, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on DVSA confirms 10-year-old tyre ban

    The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed that tyres aged over 10 years will be banned on the front axles of lorries, buses, coaches and all single wheels of minibuses with effect from February 1,

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  • Hauliers get results of ECMT permit application lottery  

    on Dec 9, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Hauliers get results of ECMT permit application lottery  

    Hauliers are, this afternoon, Wednesday, December 9, are finding out whether they have been successful in their applications for ECMT permits

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  • 3D International Haulage chooses TruFleet

    on Dec 8, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on 3D International Haulage chooses TruFleet

    Bolton-based multi-temp’ specialists, 3D International Haulage have added a new module to their fleet compliance software which, say the company, has greatly improved vehicle management while putting a tick in the box for the DVSA (Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency)

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  • HTA focuses on Safer Abnormal Load Escorting

    on Dec 8, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on HTA focuses on Safer Abnormal Load Escorting

    The Heavy Transport Association has initiated the first in a new programme of projects that will look at various aspects of the movement of abnormal indivisible loads, analysing good practice from the UK and elsewhere in the world to ensure that movement of these loads is performed as safely and efficiently as possible

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