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 DVSA has announced that officers performing roadside checks and site visits are to wear body-worn cameras.
Road users are being urged to report poor road signs on motorways and A-roads in a bid to force Highways England to improve signage across the UK’s major roads network.
Logistics firm Knowles Transport has boosted its fleet with the recent purchase of 50 Volvo FH460 Turbo Compound vehicles – the largest single order in the company’s history.