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 […]
Fleet managers and other professionals whose role includes road safety can now take a bespoke qualification in their specialist field after Eden Training Solutions teamed up with Road Safety GB to offer a course.
Business leaders have called time on the apprenticeship levy, demanding the government ends the “failed experiment”.
A new report claims UK operators could make significant savings if they were allowed to add overlength vehicles to their fleets. A new study published last week suggested that allowing the use of ‘super’ semi-trailers could save the haulage industry £226m a year in reduced running costs. Such findings appear to strengthen the economic argument for the use of longer vehicles, but the study also puts forward a case for ‘super semis’ on safety and environmental grounds. The report, Impact […]