truck photoThe Transport Committee at the House of Commons is inviting written evidence on the major issues affecting the road freight sector with a view to holding an oral evidence session on 3 July 2012. The Committee is particularly interested in:

The Government’s approach to road freight and the strategic road network
Drivers’ hours rules and compliance
Theft and security issues, including how to tackle truck crime
Freight interchanges and the place of freight in the National Networks National Policy Statement
Winter resilience, and
Fuel prices.
Send a short summary outlining the issues you feel are most important to the road freight sector by 27 June 2012.

Evidence should be submitted by e-mail to

As a general guide, it is usually helpful if submissions can be confined to six pages or less. Paragraphs should be numbered for ease of reference.
A summary of the main points at the start of the submission is helpful.

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