Forcing road safety onus onto HGV drivers “extremely dangerous”, claims RHA


 

Government plans to make HGV drivers bear the greatest responsibility for road safety have been condemned as “extremely dangerous” by the RHA this week. The move is part of a government review of the Highways Code. Its three key proposals are that all drivers give way to pedestrians crossing or waiting to cross the road, that cyclists be given priority at junctions when travelling straight ahead, and that a new ‘Hierarchy of Road Users” be introduced. This would see those […]