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Lorry parking to be improved across England

DfT pledges £8m to upgrade roadside facilities for HGV drivers

11 September 2023
The government has created a £100m HGV parking and driver welfare grant scheme
The government has created a £100m HGV parking and driver welfare grant scheme

 

Secure parking and improved rest areas for lorry drivers will be provided across England.

A total of 39 roadside facility operators across England will each receive a share of £8m from the Department for Transport (DfT) and a further £11m from industry to upgrade truck stops for lorry drivers.

Hauliers are required to take mandatory breaks and rest periods and need better roadside facilities will improve the quality of HGV drivers’ rest and recovery. The improvements will...

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