Focus on HGV driver training not more technology could help reduce cyclist fatalities, says RTITB


 

Driver behaviour is key to preventing serious collisions between HGVs and cyclists, according to transport training standards body RTITB. The organisation is calling for more focus on driver training to prevent cyclist fatalities, rather than predominantly concentrating on HGV technology and legislation as a solution. Pointing to recent statistics from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA), which show more than 50 cyclists killed in incidents involving HGVs every year, RTITB said human error is the leading contributory […]