The government will not introduce “knee jerk” regulations requiring trucks to be fitted with additional cycle safety equipment such as detectors or cameras without scientific evidence that they are effective, roads and freight minister Robert Goodwill MP has pledged. Giving evidence to the House of Commons Transport Committee enquiry into cycle safety, Goodwill said: “We need to think carefully before specifying movement detectors because we don’t want a situation where drivers are being constantly distracted. Improvements need to be based on research so […]
The DfT has been lambasted by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for failing to ensure sufficient cross-channel freight capacity in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
North-East independent waste management company J&B Recycling has commissioned three of the UK’s first low-entry Econics to be equipped with Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ latest accident prevention technology.
The DfT is running out of time to put in place additional ferry capacity ahead of the Brexit deadline of 31 October and is ill prepared for the possibility of a no-deal Brexit, the Public Accounts Committee has warned.