The UK government is calling for the logistics industry’s views on the use of automated vehicles on motorways. The Call for Evidence, launched by DfT today, will focus on the Automated Lane Keeping System (ALKS) – which can take over control of the vehicle at low speeds, keeping it in lane on motorways. The technology is expected to be available in cars entering the UK market from Spring 2021. ALKS is designed to enable drivers to delegate the task of […]
Logistics UK said it was “extremely concerned” at moves by the government to fine HGV drivers who enter Kent without a negative Covid-19 test.
The government is planning to outlaw the removal of sideguards and rear under-run devices on HGVs as part of its drive to reduce cyclist deaths across the UK.