Compliance & legislation

Freight in the City Expo brings you the latest HGV safety products for urban fleets

September 21, 2016 Hayley Pink

Fleet safety will be one of the main themes in this year’s Freight in the City Exhibitor Zone. As urban populations expand, ensuring the limited road space in UK cities is shared safely between all users is a priority for local authorities and freight operators alike. This year’s show will feature a range of products aimed at making sure commercial vehicles fleets and their drivers are as safe as possible when driving alongside vulnerable road users, such as cyclists and […]

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Greater Manchester freight forum boosts collaboration between operators and public sector

September 20, 2016 Hayley Pink

Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM) freight forum officially opened for business last week, drawing together public and private sector stakeholders to address the region’s logistics challenges. Interim mayor Tony Lloyd said it was important to find a balance between making the city a more liveable place for a population likely to reach three million people by 2030, and ensuring the freight industry could perform its role efficiently. “We can’t stifle economic growth and the prospects of this region by choking […]