The DfT has said it wants to see more HGV operators adopting measures to improve the safety of vulnerable road users such as cyclists – but has stopped short of backing a call for an industry-wide code of practice on the issue. A report by the House of Commons Transport Committee in July said it was “greatly concerned” about the number of cyclists killed in collisions with HGVs and called for the road transport sector to create a code of […]
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has been unveiled as the new name for the combined Vosa and Driving Standards Agency (DSA) today (28 November).
The government is to consider extending the grant system for low-emission vans to larger vehicles, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has revealed.
Acumen Distribution has put four more 15.65m longer semi-trailers on the road, taking the total number of trailers it operates under the DfT trial to 21.