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 government is planning to outlaw the removal of sideguards and rear under-run devices on HGVs as part of its drive to reduce cyclist deaths across the UK.
Chris Grayling MP has retained his role as transport secretary after Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle today (8 January).