Improved mirrors that eliminate HGV blind spots will become mandatory on newly registered vehicles from July of next year across the EU. The measure, championed by the UK government, was adopted following a vote yesterday (16 December) by the European Commission. For the first time it will be mandatory for all newly registered vehicles in the UK to have the improved mirrors. The new safety standard has been developed by the DfT, and Motortransport.co.uk understands that rather than a specific […]
A huge increase in continental e-commerce over the coming years means staying in Europe is crucial to the future of Pall-Ex, said group MD Kevin Buchanan.
The government is pushing ahead with plans to allow category B (car) licence holders to operate heavier vans if they are fitted with alternative fuel systems.
A piecemeal, stop-go approach to funding for road maintenance has made it difficult for highways authorities to deliver maintenance cost-effectively over recent decades, the Public Accounts Committee has said.