Government in £100m match-funding pledge to improve roadside facilities for HGV drivers
The government has announced an investment of up to GBP100m to improve roadside facilities for HGV drivers. From today (24 November), truck-stop and road service operators can bid for a share of the government's GBP32.5m match-funding pot. This is in addition to the GBP20m match-funding launched earlier this year from National Highways to improve roadside facilities and security for lorry drivers.
Roads minister Richard Holden will launch the funding today at the Red Lion Truckstop in Northamptonshire, which aims to [...]