Proposed changes to the Highway Code, which include guidance on how smart motorways operate, have been criticised by the widow of a man killed by an HGV on the M1. A consultation into the changes by Highways England was launched following the publication of an 18-point action plan last year to make the controversial traffic measure safer. Changes in the Highway Code include additional guidance on the availability, appearance and use of emergency areas; the use of variable speed limits […]
An HGV driver showed “complete disregard for the rules of the road” when he breached solid white lines on the A36 and overtook two vehicles.
Current traffic management policy is seriously flawed, adding to congestion, encouraging dangerous driving, increasing fuel consumption and emissions, and costing vehicle operators and tax payers a fortune, a new report from the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has suggested.
Maritime Transport has added 100 new-generation Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units to its fleet – its first order from the manufacturer since 2017.