News archive for July, 2014

  • Highways Agency appoints new Chief

    Colin Matthews has been appointed to take over as the new chairman of the Highways Agency, as of September.Matthews – formerly chief executive of Heathrow Airport Holdings – will inherit a Highways Agency going through a period of transformation,...
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  • Drivers flock to complete their CPC

    According to the DVSA, over half a million professional drivers (both HGV and PCV) have completed their Driver CPC.  Figures show that June had the single highest monthly total of CPC completions since the process started in 2008.It is estimated tha...
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  • HGV speed limit to rise

    The speed limit for lorries on single carriageway roads will be raised from 40mph to 50mph. The government announced the changes could result in savings of up to £11 million per year and that it is exploring the possibility of raising HGV limits on ...
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