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Large Goods Vehicles: Parking

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 139598, tabled on 30 April 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he is taking to ensure the adequate provision of safe parking spaces for heavy goods vehicles.

Answered on

4 May 2018

The Department is aware that there is a shortage of formal overnight lorry parking spaces in some parts of the country. The Department is presently considering a range of measures to help improve the situation, including measures related to planning, a greater role for Highways England, standards for facilities and tackling illegal parking.