John Heirs, driver training & compliance manager with Malcolm Group, has returned to the UK after completing his third voluntary placement supporting Transaid’s Professional Driver Training Project with the National Institute of Transport (NIT) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The project aims to reduce the number of road crashes and fatalities on Tanzanian roads by improving the standards of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) and passenger service vehicle (PSV) driver training. During the secondment, Heirs delivered training to six NIT driver […]
Ahead of the Transport Committee’s cycling safety evidence sessions next week, Labour has involved itself in the debate with the launch of an HGV Safety Charter.
Air Products Air Products set itself the ambitious goal of being the safest industrial gas company, with a target of zero accidents and incidents and a philosophy that all accidents are preventable. It has 353 drivers and 278 vehicles making approximately 220,000 deliveries a year to customers ranging from large industrial sites to small leisure facilities. The firm upgraded its fleet to reduce incidents when manoeuvring in tight space or navigating city centres by introducing a customised system of cameras, […]
Improved mirrors that eliminate HGV blind spots will become mandatory on newly registered vehicles from July of next year across the EU.