Smart motorways are “inherently unsafe and should be abandoned” a South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner is warning. Dr Alan Billings has written an open letter to transport secretary Grant Shapps following a recent inquest which found that Jason Mercer, 44, from Rotherham, and Alexandru Murgeanu, 22, of Mansfield, who died when a lorry crashed into their vehicles on a smart motorway section of the M1 on 7 June 2019, had been unlawfully killed. The inquest saw coroner David Urpeth […]
New guidance on the breaks required under the drivers’ hours and working time rules is to be published later this year by the DfT in an effort to address confusion between the two.
Carrier Transicold is launching a telematics platform for its customers, claiming it will give them improved connectivity throughout the cold chain.