Road users not complying with ‘red X’ signs on the motorway should face penalties, the RHA has said, after a Transport Committee report highlighted low levels of compliance with the road safety measure. The select committee’s report into all-lane running addressed a “shocking degree of non-compliance” with ‘red X’ signals, after an evaluation of M25 road users showed 7% didn’t comply with the instruction. A previous report by Highways England found close to a third of motorists didn’t know what ‘red […]
Transport organisations have welcomed news of a relaxation in enforcement of the driver’s hours rules today in light of recent problems for cross-Channel freight vehicles, but have been split in their reactions to the detail of the change.
Road Haulage Association national chairman Peter Barber has announced that the association’s chief executive, Geoff Dunning, is to retire at the end of August.