Public service provider Amey has put six 7 tonne Iveco Daily trucks into operation on its traffic management contract with the Highways Agency. Iveco claims the trucks, which have its Daily 70C17 chassis, offer 250kg more payload capacity than traditional 7.5-tonners, giving Amey the ability to carry all the equipment needed for a 2km lane closure on the back of one vehicle. The overall weight of the Daily has been reduced by using plastic and galvanised steel for the body […]
FTA chief executive Theo de Pencier is to join transport watchdog Passenger Focus, the organisation that will be scrutinising the performance of Highways England, which goes live next month.
The government has defended its controversial decision to reform the Highways Agency, and revealed the roles the newly installed strategic road network (SRN) watchdogs will play as part of the changes.
The Highways Agency has launched a national awareness campaign designed to encourage drivers to slow down and take proper care in roadworks.