Provisional traffic figures released by the DfT show light goods vehicles continued to outstrip other vehicle categories last year in terms of mileage growth. The figures suggest goods vehicles not exceeding 3.5 tonnes GVW racked up 42.9 billion miles in the UK during 2013 – up nearly 4% on 2012 and 66% higher than in 1993. In comparison, heavy goods vehicles accounted for 15.7 billion miles last year, up 0.9% on 2012 and a 4% increase on 1993; while car […]
Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell has welcomed the DfT pledge to make greater use of the Compliance Forum in influencing Vosa enforcement policy.
The traffic commissioners (TCs) and the DVSA have urged operators to improve their approach to brake testing and maintenance after the DVSA revealed a quarter of defective trucks had a brake issue.
The government has revealed its intention to double cycling activity in the UK by 2025, publishing a ten-year plan setting out its goal.