RHA chief executive Richard Burnett has called for better refuge areas and clearer signage on Smart motorways amid growing industry calls for the idea to be scrapped. BBC’s Panorama (27 January) revealed that 38 people had been killed on smart motorways in the last five years and ‘near misses’ on a section of the M25 had risen 20-fold since the hard shoulder was removed in April 2014. The government minister who approved the roll out of the system told the […]
The Highways Agency has detailed 58 further schemes to reduce congestion on England’s motorways and major A-roads, in the third and final stage of the 123-scheme pinch point programme originally announced in autumn 2011.
Kitchen manufacturer and supplier Howdens Joinery has been fined £1.2m after a visiting HGV driver was crushed whilst delivering into one of its sites in 2014.
TfL is still unsure about how much vehicle permits for the Direct Vision Standard will cost, as well as who will be responsible for awarding and regulating them.