More than 26,000 people have had their say on proposals for a major new road to link Kent, Thurrock and Essex as the ten-week consultation concluded on Thursday (December 20).
Highways England have revealed new plans for the Lower Thames Crossing, with a range of improvements it claims will boost capacity by 90%.
A poll of 20,000 has revealed being given ‘more time to pay’ is the number one demand from motorists using the bridge and tunnels.
Highways England has launched the first stage of improvements to the Dart Charge website after fleet representative body ACFO highlighted several issues.
The transport secretary has approved a new crossing beneath the River Thames, claiming it will unlock billions of pounds worth of economic benefit.
Crossing operator sought input from ACFO in its bid to enhance service levels
Fleets are being encouraged to remind drivers to pay the Dart Charge within 24 hours of using the Dartford Crossing.
All Fleet Services has devised and implemented a system to ease the administration of handling thousands of Dartford Crossing (Dart) Charges for the fleet industry.
Nearly 30,000 online responses have been received to a consultation on proposals for a multi-billion pound road link across the River Thames.
Smarter traffic lights and new lane markings will be introduced to try and improve journey times around the northbound approaches to the Dartford Crossing.
Company drivers racked up £11.1 million in motoring fines and penalties, up from £7m three years ago, according to research from Lex Autolease.
Fleet bodies call on the Government to alleviate Dartford congestion with new £6bn crossing.
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New Highways England data has suggested those using the Dartford Crossing at peak times could be saving up to 14 minutes per crossing since the introduction of the new Dart Charge payment system.
Highways England has reminded drivers that the southbound Dartford Crossing is due to be closed overnight on Saturday for a new gantry to be installed.
Fleet and leasing company concerns about the new payment regime for the Dartford Crossing will be included in a report on the new system.
Highways England has produced a two-page guide to the Dartford Crossing.
An online petition has been launched calling on the Government to demand a refund from the firm behind Dart Charge and replace it with a new operator.
A poll by parking firm APH has shown 54% of motorists want more time to pay toll charges at the Dartford crossing.
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