London Councils could improve cycling safety by relaxing the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to enable more deliveries to be made at night, the FTA has told Motortransport.co.uk. Instead, The Transport and Environment Committee of London Councils is meeting today (12 December) to discuss introducing new conditions to the LLCS that would require all permit holders to fit cycle safety features to their trucks, such as side guards and mirrors. The LLCS restricts the movement of HGVs over 18 tonnes […]
Industry bodies are to collaborate on a new joint initiative to promote the road haulage industry, with a focus on improving its public image and attracting more employees.
The FTA has welcomed the decision to extend the longer semi-trailer trial in both scope and length.
The FTA has expressed concern over TfL’s Direct Vision Standard, and questioned whether it’s the most effective approach for improving road safety in London.