A campaign to ban oversized and hazardous goods from using the Dartford Crossing has come under fire from others in the road transport sector. Europa Worldwide launched its campaign and a petition earlier this week, complete with a livery (pictured), on the basis that the convoys required to transport oversized and hazardous goods through the tunnel cause congestion at the crossing. Vehicles carrying these loads should instead be sent the other way round the M25, according to MD Andrew Baxter. […]
The RHA is to launch legal action against the major truck manufacturers, after they were found guilty by the European Commission of price fixing and fined €2.9bn (£2.5bn).
London mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to force the retrofitting of larger windows in HGV cab near-side doors have been attacked as a step too far that risks further damaging the image of road transport.
LGV operators should not feel they are being singled out in the drive to cut cyclist deaths and injuries in London, as modifications to make construction vehicles safer are just part of a package of measures being introduced to improve cycle safety, London major Boris Johnson said on Monday (9 December).