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Thousands more truck parking spaces to address shortages, government survey finds

A government survey has found that the number of trucks parking overnight across England is increasing, but that parking provision is not keeping up with that demand and thousands more spaces are needed to address the shortages that mean drivers have to park in laybys or industrial estates. In the month-long survey, prepared for the Department for Transport and Highways …

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Kent HGV parking trial could pose danger to drivers, RHA warns

Parking trials in Ashford in Kent, which see truck drivers facing the threat of being clamped if they park in certain places, could result in tired lorry drivers being forced to continue their journeys unsafely, according to the Road Haulage Association (RHA). Kent County Council and Ashford Borough Council’s new policy to clamp down on illegally parked HGVs came into …

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New contract HGV parking site to open in Yorkshire

New HGV contract spaces will be available in Featherstone in Yorkshire from 1 September, it has been announced. The spaces are in Onward Park in Featherstone, and will be provided by warehousing supplier Onward Holdings Ltd. The site is within 2.5 miles of junction 31 of the M62. The site has toilet facilities. The large capacity of the site is …

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