Increasing the speed limit of HGVs to 60mph has had no impact on safety, according to a government report. In 2015, new national speed limits for lorries over 7.5-tonnes were introduced on single and dual carriageways, to 50mph and 60mph respectively. Stakeholder interviews conducted in 2019 reported that awareness of the policy among drivers was good and a key benefit had been reduced driver stress and frustration, with both HGV drivers and general traffic considered to have benefited. The report […]
The transport secretary said it was “entirely wrong” that smart motorways were introduced without the right technology to make them safe, but he has ruled out scrapping them.
ParcelHero said the country’s courier firms were ready to resume their role in keeping the nation fed and provisioned should stricter lockdown rules be introduced next week.
The Identity and Passport Service (IPS) has renewed its passport delivery contract with DX Group. The firm will continue to provide secure delivery of UK passports, supporting documents and internal mail for the IPS, a contract it has held since 2004. Since the secure delivery contract began, the firm has reduced losses by 96% and investigation rates have fallen by 74%. It has also been recognised by the Home Office for helping it to save £3.2m in the 2011/12 financial […]