New proposals being drafted by the Department for Transport (DfT) could give local councils more powers to issue penalty fines to motorists.
HGV drivers in Kent have been fined more than £32,000 since 1st January 2021.
Vehicle-mounted image recognition technology is being used on Britain’s roads to create ‘intelligent’ maps of roadside assets.
The ban, which came into effect at 11pm on Sunday 20th December, is expected to have a ‘devastating effect’ on the supply of food and other goods to Britain.
A runaway tyre which smashed into a truck on the UK’s M42 has prompted calls for better road safety.
The global logistics system found itself under increasing pressure resulting in non-EU truck drivers being exploited.
“The government’s plans present an opportunity to make cycling a more attractive option for private road users.”
New research has revealed that two thirds of people do not feel ready to share the roads with driverless vehicles.