The Transport Committee has slammed government plans to roll out all-lane running systems to 300 miles of UK motorways. All-lane running, which sees the hard shoulder become a live traffic lane, has traditionally been used to ease congestion on the strategic road network. However the DfT now plans to convert 300 miles of hard shoulder to running lanes on a permanent basis over the next nine years, to tackle predicted surges in road congestion. The select committee has today released […]
Operators have been invited to supply evidence to support an inquiry by the Transport Committee into the work of Vosa. Issues to be covered by the select committee include: what can be done to improve the standards of foreign-registered trucks operating in the UK; how the agency can better support the traffic commissioners; if arrangements for vehicle test sites can be improved; and implementation of the HGV Road User Levy Bill. The Committee, which last looked at Vosa in 2009, […]
Canute has launched a new cycle safety scheme in conjunction with its supply chain client Wilko’s.
Bridgestone has developed a free app giving the correct torque settings for a wide range of commercial vehicle wheel nuts.