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DfT must address true extent of HGV risk on minor roads

Darren Shirley Campaign for Better Transport London N1
12 October 2018
 

Government statistics confirm that urban and rural roads are more dangerous than motorways (ref Road deaths stable but casualties decline) and the latest report on the Department for Transport (DfT) trial of 7ft longer lorries, issued on 19 September 2018, reveals that 38 percent of journeys are off the motorway network. Despite this local authorities that are responsible for these roads and will have to deal with the impact of longer lorries once they leave the motorways, are not involved in...

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