A new report has called into question the effectiveness of safety mirrors fitted to LGVs as a means of preventing accidents involving cyclists.Research carried out by the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) for the Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety report found that even when different types of LGV were fitted with safety mirrors there were driver blind spots to the left and in front that could leave them at risk of hitting cyclists. The report, published by Transport for London (TFL) […]
Association warns MPs of crisis during National Lorry Week RHA chief executive Richard Burnett has described the sector’s skills crisis as “unprecedented” and called on the government to reverse its controversial decision not to back an HGV Trailblazer apprenticeship.
Chancellor George Osborne has invited RHA chief executive Richard Burnett to a “formal roundtable discussion” with the Treasury and DfT to discuss possible government “intervention” to address the HGV driver shortage.
The RHA has welcomed the government’s decision to investigate the pre-pack administration process after the Insolvency Service announced a review that aims to make the procedure more transparent for creditors.