It’s time the transport sector eliminate the “outdated stereotypes” around gender and job roles, according to transport secretary Chris Grayling. Speaking at the 2018 FTA Everywoman in Transport and Logistics awards in London, Grayling said: “It’s more essential than ever that we celebrate the inspiring woman that provide leadership in the transport sector”. “We have to consign to history the outdated stereotypes of what constitutes a man’s role or a woman’s role in a transport career. What we should be […]
Rates pressure, diesel prices and lorry road user levy revenues are among the points the RHA wants the chancellor to consider ahead of the Budget (20 March).
‘Dynamic’ hard shoulder running on smart motorways is to be brought to an end after analysis found it caused confusion and increased the risk of accidents. In addition, the deployment of radar-based ‘stopped vehicle detection’ will be ramped up across the entire smart motorway network, after government research showed the risk of collisions between moving and stationary vehicles had increased. Near misses on smart motorways have risen twenty-fold in the past five years to 1,485, compared to 72 near misses […]