Michael Ellis MP

Roads Minister Announces ‘Evidence Review’ of Red Lights for Recovery Operators

In a significant win for the roadside rescue and recovery industry, Roads Minister Michael Ellis MP today announced that the Department for Transport would be reviewing the evidence base for the benefits of recovery operators being permitted to use red flashing warning beacons, instead of the amber warning beacons current legislation allows.

All-party group announces safety inquiry at event to mark launch of new recovery industry trade body

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Roadside Rescue and Recovery yesterday announced it is launching an inquiry into all aspects of safety affecting those involved rescue, recovery and repair, including safety concerns over the Government’s roll-out of All Lane Running so-called smart motorways.