Highways England must raise the visibility of smart motorway emergency refuge areas “as soon as possible” and educate drivers on what the Red X sign means, according to Transport Focus.
Wincanton has been forced to make redundancies to offset falling profit in its Industrial and Transport division.
The FTA has said it is important that the requirements for DVSA’s earned recognition scheme are realistic, but should still challenge participants to be exemplary operators.
Van traffic was the fastest growing category on UK roads in the year ended March 2017, while the number of miles travelled by HGVs fell.
The financial standing system should be completely reviewed when the UK leaves the EU, according to the FTA.