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Government rejects bid to extend Kent lorry parking restrictions

End of layby enforcement welcomed by drivers' union and hauliers

Mark Moran
01 July 2021
 

The government has rejected a bid by Kent County Council (KCC) to extend powers to clampdown on lorry parking.

The council was granted powers to clamp HGVs parked on roads and laybys, following Brexit on 31 December. The authority had applied for a six-month extension and had been consulting over continuing the scheme indefinitely.

Simon Jones, the council’s interim corporate director and director of highways, said: “We have targeted those areas where unlawful lorry parking causes...

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