Managing freight and lorries

Managing freight and lorries
Vans are the fastest growing form of traffic
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Lorries are essential for modern life's conveniences but their impacts need to be managed
Without lorries many things we take for granted would grind to a halt - their negative impacts can be considerable but through good planning can be managed and alternatives can be provided
Reducing use and impacts of lorries can tackle environmental impacts such as noise as well as secure more local jobs
Action can just be in relation to a particular lorry route or about changing lorry use over a wider area
Start by working out what type of goods vehicle you are concerned about and where they are going from and coming to
From voluntary approaches to traffic restrictions and operator licensing
Local sourcing, break bulk centres, alternative delivery serivces and rail freight
Local authorities, freight operators, developers and local businesses are the main partners to consider working with
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