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‘Serious crash’ closes A41 as HGV spills load on carriageway

The A41 in Whitchurch remains closed today following a ‘serious accident’ on Saturday (May 18).
The crash, which happened at around 1pm, involved a heavy goods vehicle which had crashed onto its side and spilled grain over the carriageway.
Emergency se…

Royal Mail lorry crash closes A23 near Gatwick Airport

The HGV lorry jack-knifed near Gatwick Airport and blocked the road, with one lane of the road closed by police while the incident was dealt with.
Access to the A23 was closed from the Longbridge roundabout near the airport for several hours while the …

Royal Mail lorry crashes on A23 closing part of the road

A Royal Mail lorry crashed on the A23, closing part of the road.The HGV lorry jack-knifed near Gatwick Airport and blocked the road, with one lane of the road closed by police while the incident was dealt with.Access to the A23 was closed from the Long…

A41 shut at Whitchurch after lorry hits central reservation

Shropshire Fire And Rescue Service confirmed that the road traffic collision had occurred at Prees Heath, with a call being made to the service at 1.12pm on Saturday, May 18.
Four fire appliances including the rescue tender have been mobilised from Hod…

First Electric Trucks Delivered As Part Of Electric Freightway

Electrification is a massive unknown for hauliers, which is why making that first step shows both determination and a genuine desire to help tackle the climate emergency. A.F. Blakemore & Son. The family-owned retail and wholesale business, that is…

HGV driver fails drug test after Scotch Corner crash

A HGV driver whose lorry overturned this morning causing widespread delays later failed a drugs test, police say.
Emergency services have been dealing with the damage-only collision involving an overturned lorry on the A1(M) near Scotch Corner for muc…

– UK revs up electrification of HGVs in new trial

15 May 2024
Electric heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) will be rolled out across the UK as part of a new trial aimed at decarbonising the road freight sector.
Called Project JOLT – standing for Joint Operator Logistics Trial – the programme is led by The Cen…

Crash involving lorry and cars blocks main road

Traffic is building on a main road following reports of a three-car collision involving an M&S lorry.
The A28 Ashford Road at Chilmington Green, near Ashford, is said to be blocked both ways following the incident this morning.

Three vehicles includi…

A call to the new mayors – focus on freight

Over the past few months, the RHA has been urging the mayoral candidates to focus on freight and recognise the vital role of our industry in enabling economic growth.
Earlier this year, we published our manifesto for the Combined Authorities which you …