EU To Cut Truck Emissions

EU To Cut Truck Emissions

Last week, legislation was approved to ensure truck and lorry manufacturers based in the EU will have to reduce CO2 emissions for new vehicles by 15% by 2025 and 30% by 2030.The EU Parliament which approved the legislation, will also force manufacturers to ensure 2%...
No-Deal Brexit Plan Safe

No-Deal Brexit Plan Safe

Highways England has maintained its no-deal Brexit plan is safe and effective, after multiple accidents and criticism from ferry companies.The plan codenamed Operation Brock, was designed to ease congestion if traffic heading towards the port of Dover grinds to a...
Brexit Trucker Shortage

Brexit Trucker Shortage

According to a study from the International Road Transport Union, Brexit could increase the shortage of drivers among UK haulage companies.With the UK’s trucking sector already short on drivers and being heavily reliant on workers from the EU, Brexit could have a...
Protests Cause Calais Queues

Protests Cause Calais Queues

Protests over Brexit and working conditions this week caused lorry queues to stretch back for miles at the port of Calais in France.On Monday, French customs officials began strike action aimed to demonstrate how inefficient checks will be and what will happen if...
Brexit Truck Permits Creates Rush

Brexit Truck Permits Creates Rush

With the possibility of a hard Brexit, the UK has been overrun with requests for permits giving truckers open access to the EU.The permits were originally created to help EU nations trade with neighbours like Turkey and Ukraine. However, with current negotiations at a...