Labour is calling on the government to “reverse its reckless decision” to give the go-ahead for a ten-year trial of longer semi-trailers. In a statement outlining the opposition’s current road transport policy, shadow transport secretary Maria Eagle MP says ministers must “stop being dogmatic” and examine evidence from the Department for Transport (DfT) that the move towards 14.6m and 15.65m trailers could lead to more cyclist casualties. She adds that Labour would use money from the proposed lorry road user […]
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The road transport industry has been urged to create an industry-wide code of practice on cyclists’ safety and a clear programme of work to promote the enforcement of safety regulations.
The DfT has achieved its original target of getting 1,800 longer semi-trailers on the roads, albeit almost five years after the scheme was first launched.