Brexit

Kent calls for urgent response to port chaos

25/07/2022

Kent County Council and its local partners have called for an urgent national response to the chaos and delays approaching the Port of Dover after distributing water and food to those affected through the weekend.

Highways products must be recertified to meet post-Brexit standards

02/02/2021

All manufacturers and importers will have to recertify their products by the end of the year to make sure they comply with Highways England standards under the new UK/EU regulatory framework.

DfT creates network of haulier test and advice centres

04/01/2021

The Department for Transport has established testing sites around the country for HGV drivers wanting to travel to the continent.

PM gives little assurance as talks continue over French travel ban

21/12/2020

Prime minister Boris Johnson was unable to give any assurances over the ongoing 48-hour travel ban imposed on UK passengers and freight travelling to France but suggested a solution could be close.

Exclusive: Brexit transition traffic management roles only just agreed

21/12/2020

The Government and the Police only secured final agreement on traffic management responsibilities for post-transition Brexit planning just days before the current border crisis.

Kent secures extra enforcement powers for Brexit

11/12/2020

Kent County Council has been given new powers to clamp and fine lorries that are illegally or inappropriately parked in preparation for Brexit.

Legal: Deal or no deal?

28/02/2019

Ahead of exit day, Jon Hart, Alastair Dale and Katie Sewell, from award-winning infrastructure law firm Pinsent Masons LLP look to answer a few questions and come up with practical points as to what – possibly – Brexit may mean for industry stakeholders

DfT considers EU's offer, as no deal fears grow

20/12/2018

The Department for Transport is considering proposals from the EU Commission to ensure transport to and from the continent does not shut down in the event of a no deal Brexit.

Operation Brock timing prompts no deal Brexit fears

28/09/2018

Operation Brock, the Government's contingency plans to manage lorry traffic in Kent, could take up to 14 days to implement raising concerns of traffic chaos in the event of no Brexit deal.

Kent CC Q and A: Life before and after Brexit

16/08/2018

After speaking to various insiders, Highways received the following responses from a Kent spokesman to our questions on post-Brexit planning, Operations Stack and Brock, the M20 and channel crossings.

M20 could be a lorry park for years after Brexit, councils warn

01/08/2018

The M20 could see lorries parked up along its hard shoulder for many years after Brexit as traffic issues at the Port of Dover may not be solved until 2023 at the earliest, councils have warned.

Grayling reveals Brexit transition cash priorities

28/03/2018

The Department for Transport will spend its Brexit transition cash on new systems for hauliers and facilities for the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

Balfour Beatty announces 2016 full-year results

17/03/2017

Balfour Beatty has announced its results for the full-year ended 31st December 2016, showing a 15% increase in the value of its order book and underlying revenue up 4% to £8.5 bn.

FTA criticises postponement of Belfast road scheme

19/10/2016

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says the postponement of a road improvement scheme in the centre of Belfast following the Brexit vote is bad news for transport operators and the economy there.

Cameron resigns following exit vote as contractors call for calm

24/06/2016

David Cameron has resigned as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom this morning (24 June) after the country voted to leave the European Union.

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