Tyre firm Prometeon has moved to allay concerns customers might have about new rules banning old tyres, stating that its fleet management processes already go “above and beyond” the new legal requirements. Roads Minister Baroness Vere said it will become illegal to fit tyres that are aged 10 years or older to the steer axles of trucks, buses and coaches. Legislation will be laid in the autumn and will also apply to retreaded tyres, which must have clearly visible marks […]
Completing the line up of our three new awards for excellence is MT’s new Technical Excellence Award, sponsored by Hankook Tyre UK.
by Jack Semple, RHA, director of policy Cycle safety concerns have come to the boil, as six cyclists were killed in London in just 12 days, four after colliding with HGVs. Tragic, terrible incidents that are the result of problems for which there is no quick fix. And as the RHA has sought to make clear, it is far from just being about trucks – it is about inadequate infrastructure, a range of bad cyclist behaviour and a need for […]
6) Andrew Jones MP Title: Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department for Transport If you knew Andrew Jones before he became freight minister you were either well plugged in to the world of politics in North Yorkshire, or were familiar with him from his days working at Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate.