Loughborough University has unveiled a new design of truck it claims could save the lives of hundreds of cyclists and pedestrians. The Direct Vision concept, based on a previous design from the University of Aachen (FKA), features a cab 80cm longer than normal trucks with a rounded nose, smaller dashboard, expanded glazed areas and a 230mm lower driving position, all of which is said to increase the driver’s field of view of the front and side by 50% compared to […]
Pall-Ex has revamped its international pallet services, in a bid to allow customers and members to arrange overseas deliveries easily via a single booking transaction.
The FTA has given a cautious welcome to Transport for London’s (TfL) plans to accomodate the growing number of cyclists in the capital but warned that freight deliveries nust be considered in any new designs.
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.