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 […]
Cemex, which has been shortlisted for the Motor Transport Safety in Operation award, has achieved Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) gold status for its national fleet.
The FTA is calling for a major increase in roadside checks on vans to raise standards in the sector.
Lewisham Council has been supplied with another 24 Mercedes-Benz Econics from Orwell Truck & Van, completing its waste collection and recycling vehicle replacement programme.