An investigation branch that probes road traffic collisions to establish their cause and make recommendations to improve road safety could be set up by the government. Working in a similar way to independent bodies operating in the air, maritime and rail industries, the Road Collision Investigation Branch (RCIB) would carry out thematic investigations, as well as looking at specific incidents of concern. A consultation into these plans has now been launched by the department for transport, due to what it […]
The government is to launch a trial of 48-tonne trucks and allow the use of longer semi-trailers (LSTs) on Britain’s roads from 2022, the DfT has announced.
GPs have been told to prioritise D4 medicals for professional drivers, despite the current exemption remaining in place, according to the DVLA.