“Frightening and irresponsible” Highway Code shake-up to become law on 29 January


 

HGV drivers will bear the greatest responsibility for collisions and accidents that occur on the country’s network from Saturday (29 January), after the government created a “hierarchy of road users”. The shake-up of The Highway Code follows a consultation in which 21,000 people submitted views about the proposed changes – with the majority supporting all of them, according to the department for transport. The overhaul means quicker or heavier modes of travel will have the greatest responsibility to reduce the […]