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NORTH SEA Ferries will be extending its existing ro-ro freight services from Hull to Rotterdam (Europoort).
The freight-only service is planned to commence in midMarch with sailings six days a week in each direction.
Driver accommodation will be available, arid up to 80 12-metre trailers will be carried.
ACCIDENTS involving heavy goods vehicles are dropping, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State John Horam said in a Commons reply. He told Richard Buchanan (Labour, Springburn), figures for lorries involved in injury accidents from 1973 to 1975 were: 23,142, 19,318 and 18,415. He could not give the number of vehicles that were overloaded.
MOUSLEY Trucking Ltd, the Coventry based transport and warehousing company, has opened its new head offices in Rugby.
The move is part of a phased expansion programme, and the new site includes additional warehousing space.
The old facilities in Coventry, a transport depot and warehouse area, will be' retained.
AN existing motorway maintenance access road may be used as a temporary link between the M6 and M42 at Coleshill, Warwickshire.
The Department of Transport has published plans which would allow eastbound traffic on the M6 to transfer to the M42 by using the slip road, the A446, Coleshill Heath Road and the temporary link.
As a result, roundabouts at. Pool Island and Stonebridge will be relieved of traffic.