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Road scheme appraisals not clear on freight activity, says panel

Rhodri Clark
07 March 2023
Inadequate rest areas for freight drivers result in HGVs parking on roadsides and in lay-bys. The nearside front wheels of these vehicles, parked near the A55 in North Wales, are resting on kerbstones to make the beds inside the cabs level.
Inadequate rest areas for freight drivers result in HGVs parking on roadsides and in lay-bys. The nearside front wheels of these vehicles, parked near the A55 in North Wales, are resting on kerbstones to make the beds inside the cabs level.
 

Road scheme appraisals “do not show a clear understanding of freight activity” and often discard freight-related proposals after the longlist stage, the Sloman Panel found in its appraisal of current Welsh schemes. One of the panel members was Prof Andrew Potter of Cardiff Business School, an expert in freight and logistics management.

During stakeholder workshops, there were suggestions that people who commissioned and undertook appraisals suffered from “freight...

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