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At least 10 million vehicles could have illegal tyres, says TyreSafe

A recent survey of over 340,000 tyres by TyreSafe found that more than one in four tyres is already illegal at the point of replacement and an average of 70.4% of tyres are illegal and below 2mm in tread depth.

ICE launches Infrastructure Transformation ideas hub

A new thought leadership hub has been launched by the Institution of Civil Engineers to help professionals collaborate on some important trends that are transforming how infrastructure is designed, built and operated.

Kent transport plan will deliver for freight industry, says FTA

bsp;Port expansion at Dover Western DocksA solution to Operation StackSplitting port traffic between the M2 and M20 for more efficient traffic management Provision for overnight lorry parkingNatalie Chapman, head of policy of the FTA for London and the South East, said: “The plan identifies a number of issues that FTA agrees should be a priority for Kent. Lorry parking is a problem throughout the country, but it is especially difficult for drivers approaching the Port of Dover to find a...

Calais violence continues as RHA car attacked

Chief executive of the Road Haulage Association, Richard Burnett, has expressed his concern for drivers in Calais after further attacks from migrants. A member of the RHA had a boulder thrown at his car at the port, days after a night of violence at the jungle camp in Calais during which a truck driver was threatened with a chainsaw.

Global Freight Awards 2016 shortlist released

The Global Freight Awards, which is designed to recognise and reward the best talent and achievements of the year for the freight and logistics industry, has announced its shortlist for 2016. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the prestigious ceremony will take place on 3 November.