The road transport industry has been urged to create an industry-wide code of practice on cyclists’ 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. The report said it was “greatly concerned” by […]
The Unite union has strongly criticised plans to rely on a movable concrete barrier on the M20 to deal with cross channel disruption while ignoring the welfare needs of HGV drivers.
The Commons Transport Committee has announced an inquiry into government policy on the UK’s strategic road network.
Grafton Merchanting GB (GMGB) has spent £1.2m on driver training and fitting safety equipment to its fleet, as part of its commitment to the Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (Clocs) certification.