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We use RW Freight for our imports from Sweden and they are always hassle free.

Sweden Groupage Importer
89057

RW Freight Services are an excellent company which I have recently used for my exports to Sweden. They collected from me on time, also they are very quick at responding to my emails.

Sweden Exports
71906

R W Freight always deliver our Swedish import shipments as advised

Sweden Groupage Importer
65568

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Campaign against longer freight lorries

An independent report, commissioned by Freight on Rail,  is being published tomorrow on government proposals to extend lorry lengths by 2.05 metres.  Supporters of this proposal argue that longer lorries will mean fewer road journeys, but opponents represented by the Campaign for Better Transport and Freight on Rail, say that these assumptions are mistaken.

The Campaign predicts that increasing the length of freight lorries could result in six more road deaths per year, more congestion and would increase the costs of small and medium size hauliers.

Campaigners say that previous increases in length or weight have resulted in the same number of lorries on the road, but carrying smaller freight payloads.  HGVs are already almost four times more likely to be involved in a fatal road accident than cars, due to the effect of increased tail swing and bigger driver blind spots when turning.

The CEO of Campaign for Better Transport said: “The government’s research is misleading and inaccurate….the government needs to re-examine its own figures as a matter of urgency.