There are concerns that migrants in France looking to get into the UK are targeting trucks much further away from Calais, after one was broken into more than three hours away from the port. The Road Haulage Association (RHA) received a report from one of its members that two migrants attempting to illegally enter the UK had broken into a …Read More »
Nearly 25,000 miles of roads in England and Wales could fail in next 12 months without maintenance, survey reports
More than 24,400 miles of road in England and Wales has been identified as needing essential maintenance in the next year, a survey has found. The ALARM survey, which studies local road maintenance funding and condition, produced by the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA) and now in its 23rd year, found that local authorities in England and Wales reported that the …Read More »
There will be no customs checks at the port of Dover after the UK has left the European Union, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has said. Speaking last night [15 March] on BBC1’s Question Time, Grayling said that it would be “unrealistic” to make physical checks on trucks once the UK has left the UK. Grayling’s comments come after several warnings …Read More »
Changes in guidance from the DVLA means that truck drivers who suspect they have Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) should not fear seeking help for the condition for fear of losing their license, a support group has said. OSA is believed to be around 1.4 million people in the UK. In the case of severe OSA, people with the condition can …Read More »
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