The Highways Agency has detailed 58 further schemes to reduce congestion on England’s motorways and major A-roads, in the third and final stage of the 123-scheme pinch point programme originally announced in autumn 2011. The 58 schemes, which represent an investment of £98m, will all be delivered by March 2015 and bring the total investment for the programme to £317m, including the extra £100m announced by the chancellor in his 2012 autumn statement.. Twenty-six of the new projects have been […]
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has thrown its weight behind the recent EU vote to allow truck manufacturers to exceed current maximum weight and dimensions limits. IOSH described the vote in favour as “a major step in the right direction to reduce deaths and major injuries on the road”.
MT Haulier of the Year 2014 Abbey Logistics Group has unveiled what it says is the safest powder tanker on the market.
Standards of compliance remain a pressing problem in the light commercial vehicle sector, judging by a recent crackdown on the M4 in which more than 100 fixed penalties were issued for a range of road traffic offences.