The decision to remove the hard shoulder on 10 miles of the M6 and turn it into an extra lane reveals the government’s “reckless disregard” for the public’s safety, according to a road safety campaigner. Claire Mercer, whose husband was struck and killed by an HGV on a smart motorway, warned that there was a […]
Fleet management experts Venson Automotive Solutions said HGV operators needed to review their safety and compliance measures to reduce the risk to road users ahead of new Direct Vision (DVS) rules next year. Drawing on government figures that showed lorries have the highest rate of other road user fatalities per passenger mile, Venson said hauliers […]
Asda Logistics Services is to give vulnerable road user awareness training to its 2,400 in-house drivers as it looks to reduce the risks of driving in urban areas.
It might rarely feel like it these days, but freedom of the open road was the reason many lorry drivers have given for liking their job the most, according to the results of a survey. Nearly half (43%) of respondents provided that response, with 22% saying it was the pride they felt in delivering a […]