Transport minister – gaff or policy on the hoof?


 

Giving evidence yesterday (4 December) to the Commons transport committee’s exhuastive (and exhausting) enquiry into cycle safety, recently appointed transport minister Robert Goodwill MP put in an 80 minute stint, flying solo without the support of DfT officials. Unsurprisngly the subject of training LGV drivers to look out for cyclists came up and Goodwill gave a ringing endorsement¬†of the honest majority of the haulage industry. “The vast majority of road haulage companies do have a very responsible attitude to safety,” […]