A Transport Committee report on the government’s plans to roll out 300 miles of all-lane running to UK motorways was “too cautious”, the RHA has said. The committee slammed the government’s plans, branding them “a radical change and an unacceptable price to pay for such improvements”. The report said: “The all-lane running design has been chosen on the basis of cost savings, and it is not acceptable for the DfT to proceed with a less safe design, putting people’s lives […]
The eastbound carriageway of the M6 was closed for almost 12 hours on Monday (28 May) after a fatal accident involving a car and three LGVs, the Highways Agency has confirmed.
Highways England plans to step up its “smart” motorway programme, the agency’s strategy and planning director Elliott Shaw told delegates at a strategy day this week.
The chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Freight Transport (APPG) has said a push to extend student loans to cover would-be HGV drivers is not dead, despite the government seemingly killing-off the proposal.