The Highways Agency has launched a national awareness campaign designed to encourage drivers to slow down and take proper care in roadworks. The campaign, which includes a national radio advertising programme that began on Monday 21 October and runs into early November, is intended to drive down workplace accidents among construction workers, project managers and traffic officers. In 2012-2013, one Highways Agency employee was killed, 17 were seriously injured and 27 suffered injuries. There was a further fatality, 26 serious […]
Grafton Merchanting GB (GMGB) has spent £1.2m on driver training and fitting safety equipment to its fleet, as part of its commitment to the Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (Clocs) certification.
There is no indication that longer, heavier vehicles (LHVs) are less safe than regular vehicles, a new report by Volvo Trucks has confirmed.
Wincanton has ordered 100 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units as part of its ongoing expansion plans.