Construction companies and their hauliers have been praised for their “fantastic” response to the issue of cyclist safety by TfL freight development manager Glen Davies. Speaking at a seminar on cycle safety at the Tip-ex and Tank-ex 2014 shows in Harrogate last week, Davies said TfL had commissioned a report from the Transport Research Laboratory after a spate of cyclist deaths in London between 2008 and 2012, 53% of which involved HGVs – despite trucks making up less than 4% […]
TfL has launched the final consultation on its Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and associated Safe System permits.
A new City of London Police Commercial Vehicle Unit has stopped 136 HGVs and taken 95 off the road in its first month.
The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men.