Construction operator Keltbray is taking part in a milestone cycling safety event today (4 Sept) in London, where it will welcome the 10,000th cyclist into the cab of one of its lorries. The monthly cycling awareness events, run under the banner of Exchanging Places, are conducted by the Transport for London-funded Metropolitan Police Cycle Task Force, and allow bike users to sit in the cab of an LGV to learn what a driver can and can’t see, highlighting vehicle blindspots. […]
The road transport industry has been urged to create an industry-wide code of practice on cyclist safety and a clear programme of work to promote the enforcement of safety regulations.
Knights of Old has fitted eight new MAN TGLs with additional nearside windows to improve drivers’ vision on the road.
Hauliers delivering to Canary Wharf Contractors’ (CWC) building sites in London could be forced to pay for routeing software technology aimed at helping them avoid London cyclists and left turns, as a consequence of mayor Boris Johnson’s latest policy.