The DfT has said it wants to see more HGV operators adopting measures to improve the safety of vulnerable road users such as cyclists – but has stopped short of backing a call for an industry-wide code of practice on the issue. A report by the House of Commons Transport Committee in July said it was “greatly concerned” about the number of cyclists killed in collisions with HGVs and called for the road transport sector to create a code of […]
Former assistant whip Claire Perry MP has taken over responsibility for freight and logistics at the DfT.
Jesse Norman MP has taken on the role of secretary of state for roads, local transport and devolution at the DfT.
The FTA has welcomed the government’s decision to slash the cost of using the Severn Bridges but said it should have gone further.