The road transport industry has been urged to create an industry-wide code of practice on cyclist safety and a clear programme of work to promote the enforcement of safety regulations. The warning, made in a report from the House of Commons Transport Committee, was accompanied by a call for the DfT to take more direct action, if there is not a reduction in the proportion of cyclists involved in collisions with HGVs. In its report, the committee said it was […]
Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald has retained his post as shadow transport secretary, surviving the latest Labour party cabinet reshuffle.
The FTA has welcomed the advent of “improved” mirrors for new HGVs from next year, describing them as a commonsense approach to boosting road safety.