Government says increase in out-of-hours deliveries will cut cycling deaths


 

The government believes out-of-hours deliveries will play a key role in reducing collisions between HGVs and cyclists. In response to the Transport Committee’s summer report on cycling – in which the government called on more to be done by operators in regards vulnerable road user safety, while stopping short of backing the call for a  mandatory code of practice – the DfT championed the use of quiet deliveries. “The Department for Transport is supporting measures that should help to reduce […]