There must be greater separation of cyclists from other traffic, more education of the risk large vehicles pose, and continuing efforts by LGV operators to enhance vehicle safety if more cycling deaths are to be avoided. Speaking after the death of the fifth cyclist on a London road in the last nine days, this time after a collision with a bus at Whitechapel, both the FTA and RHA have called for action. A spokesman for the RHA said: “The RHA […]
The FTA has called on the government to protect infrastructure spending when it publishes its Spending Review this Wednesday (26 June).
The FTA has reassured UK businesses that the supply chain is capable of handling the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic but said it would take the support of government and a flexible approach to keep goods flowing.
A leading commercial vehicle insurance broker has expressed surprise that the logistics sector has not reacted more angrily to the 3.5% hike in insurance premium tax (IPT) that came into effect this month.