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 […]
With just 34 working days left before the Brexit transition period ends, Logistics UK has reacted “with incredulity” at an announcement by the government that it had launched a ‘business-led task force’.
The RHA has repeated its plea for more government help for hauliers, after a new survey revealed 16% of operators are in danger of becoming insolvent within four weeks.
The European Parliament has approved the first ever EU regulation governing CO2 emissions for trucks, which will force manufacturers to slash emissions by nearly a third no later than 2030.