Freight has been given greater prominence by TfL with the creation of a free-standing Freight Delivery Unit. Led by Ian Wainwright, TfL’s road freight programme manager during London 2012, the new unit will work closely with industry partners to build on the lessons learned from the Games. “Freight is being taken more seriously by TfL which is good. The engagement with industry worked for the Games and we want it to keep working,” said Wainwright. He believes that 50% of […]
Road safety group Road Safety GB has teamed up with Scania to launch an education pack aimed at 10 to 11 year old school children warning of the dangers of heavy goods vehicle blindspots.
After much debate and analysis, an independent panel of cross-industry judges have hand-picked the finalists of the 2013 MT Awards. The judging took place over two days at the Hilton Leicester hotel, with each session lasting three hours, and chaired by a member of the MT editorial team. With the awards, now in their 27th year, being held in such high esteem by the industry, MT has enlisted the voice of the X Factor, Peter Dixon, to reveal the 2013 […]
A balanced approach to enforcement for all road users was a key message to emerge from speakers at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference on Tuesday (2 June).