Whatever you think of Lorries (Heavy Goods
Vehicles HGVs) love them or hate them we would not be able function
as a prosperous economic society without them.
The Government's White Paper 'A New Deal for Transport: Better
for Everyone' published in 1998 included a plan to develop Freight
Quality Partnerships (FQP) between the road haulage industries,
local authorities, businesses and environmental groups.
View the Local Truck Stops, Service Stations and Information
Points in Worcestershire
Local Truck Stops
Find out Lorry Routes on Suitable Maps
Learn more about the Vehicle & Operation Service Agency
The Vehicle & Operation Service Agency (VOSA)
have helpful documents on their website that can assist anyone
wishing to find out how to object to a HGV operators licence
‘To ensure the efficient transportation of freight within
Worcestershire, such that it supports a strong local economy, but
increasingly does not compromise the existing or future needs of
our society or environment.’
In 2008, Worcestershire's Freight Quality Partnership was voted
a regional finalist representing the West Midlands region by the
Freight Transport Association and was an FQP of the Year
The Worcestershire FQP Working Group is made
up of the following members:
Worcestershire County Council, (WCC) 6 District Councils,
Police, Freight Operators and Generators, Road Haulage Association
(RHA), Freight Transport Association (FTA), National Farmers Union
(NFU), County Association of Local Councils (CALC).
What is Multimodal Freight?
Worcestershire's Multimodal Freight Policy (PDF 9 MB)
Provides the strategic framework for the development of measures
which will help to improve the efficient movement and operation of
freight by all modes around the country, which will act to
positively enhance the vitality of the local economy.
The policy document sets out the Worcestershire County Council
policy on the delivery of measures to support efficient movement
and operation of freight by all modes and supersedes all previous
documentation published by Worcestershire County council on the
Worcestershire Freight Quality Partenership
Policy F1 (Local Transport Plan 3 2011 -
Worcestershire County Council will continue to facilitate
the meeting of the Worcestershire Freight Quality Partnership and
expand its remit to cover the former Vale of Evesham Freight
Quality Partnership's work within the boundaries of
The partnership will act to shape and progress the delivery of
multimodal freight measures in and across Worcestershire and will
work with neighbouring partnerships to deliver against common aims
The Worcestershire Freight Quality Partnership (WFQP) was set up
in March 2002 during the first LTP1 and has continued through LTP2
into LTP3 and has a Working Group dedicated to delivering the
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