The FTA has welcomed a new safety initiative by insurance firm Aviva aimed at reducing the number of collisions between cyclists and LGVs – but has stressed that cyclist safety is not just a matter for truck operators. From the beginning of November, Aviva has begun working on two initiatives with LGV fleets it insures – one involving the provision of adhesive decals for vehicles warning cyclists to stay clear; the other involving the supply of Fresnel lenses for use […]
The RHA has accused ferry operators of reneging on their agreement with the haulage industry to pass on fuel price savings to hauliers using routes between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.
A breakdown in car MOT tests in Northern Ireland could hit HGV testing slots after the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA) resorted to using heavy duty lanes in a bid to clear the backlog.
Hauliers are still parking in unsafe locations with inadequate welfare, hygiene and sanitation facilities – two years after the government promised to provide more secure parking sites.