There was a 20% increase in the number of goods vehicle occupant fatalities in Great Britain last year, according to official figures. In 2019, 66 people died in HGV cabs following road traffic accidents, up from 55 the year before. Of this number, the Department for Transport (DfT), said 55 were drivers and 11 were passengers of heavy and light goods vehicles. Overall goods vehicle casualties have shown a decreasing trend, falling by 2% from 5,071 in 2018 to 4,985 […]
The RHA has repeated its plea to the French authorities to do more to protect truck drivers from violent migrant gangs looking to enter the UK illegally.
Any charges for using the new Lower Thames Crossing must be similar to those at Dartford if the new route is to effectively relieve congestion, the FTA has warned.
Government’s £28bn road programme set to face similar legal challenge used to halt Heathrow expansion
An environmental campaign group is planning a legal challenge to the government’s £28.8bn roads programme on the grounds that it breaches UK climate and environment laws.