The Labour Party has pledged its support for out-of-hours deliveries, claiming smarter management of the UK road network is one of its transport priorities. Speaking at a recent All-Party Parliamentary Group for Freight Transport session, shadow freight transport minister Richard Burden MP said: “The Olympic Games showed that through effective co-operation, cities can change freight patterns to achieve significant benefits: minimising congestion; improving reliability; enabling business to avoid disruption; improving safety for vulnerable road users and air quality.” However, Burden […]
Operators will be charged for Fors membership from later this year, although the exact cost has not yet been revealed.
King Concrete is quickly forming a close bond with Rygor Commercials, having followed up its first order for three Mercedes-Benz truck mixers with the request for a fourth.
There must be greater separation of cyclists from other traffic, more education of the risk large vehicles pose, and continuing efforts by LGV operators to enhance vehicle safety if more cycling deaths are to be avoided.