Road Safety Articles
Depot Manager killed by reversing truck – haulage company fined £2.2 million
Turners (Soham) and The Haulage Group have been fined £2.2m after depot manager was killed by a reversing truck. Neil Roberts, 60, worked for Turners
Newly Qualified Drivers Could Be Banned From Carrying Passengers
The government is considering a change in the L driver licensing process to stop newly qualified young drivers from giving lifts to friends in efforts
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Rishi Sunak Scraps 11 New Smart Motorways
The building of 11 new smart motorways is being cancelled as prime minister Rishi Sunak admitted there are concerns about their safety and cost. Fourteen planned
Are speed limiters on the way for all new cars?
From 6th July 2022, all new cars sold in the EU must be fitted with speed limiters fitted as standard. The limiters, technically known as
HGV driver shortage made worse by lack of testing capacity
The government has published an open letter to the UK Logistics Sector and announced plans to increase lorry driving tests. In the letter from the Departments
Smart Motorways – “not so smart” – says Transport Secretary Grant Shapps
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has told the Parliamentary Transport Committee that radar technology capable of detecting a broken down car in just 20 seconds wil
Death toll on smart motorways hits new record
From Sunday Times article February 21st 2021 A delayed report by the Department of Transport reveals an increase in the number of deaths related to
Smart Motorways: Highways England referred to CPS over M1 death
From BBC Sheffield & South Yorkshire 12th February 2021 Highways England should be investigated over possible manslaughter charges after a woman’s death on a smart
Do You Know the Drivers’ Hours Rules for Your Van Drivers?
Van Drivers Must Follow HGV Drivers’ Hours Rules to Avoid a Possible £300 Fine Many van drivers do not realise that they are subject