The RHA has welcomed an announcement from the DfT that the rollout of new all-lane smart motorways is to be suspended. New schemes will be paused until there is a full five years of safety data on current projects. The news came alongside a £900m government pledge for additional safety measures for existing all-lane running motorways (ALR). An investment of £390m in 150 additional emergency areas for drivers will also be put in place, creating a 50% increase in places […]
Wholesaler AG Parfett & Sons has signed a new deal with Ryder for 26 DAF LF230 18t trucks.
Weight restrictions to prevent HGVs from using towns in Oxfordshire as a rat run could be introduced if funding is secured from local businesses.
Van operators are being urged to improve maintenance arrangements and safety to avoid being bought into the O-licensing regime.