Safer Lorry Charge to become Safer Lorry Scheme?

Boris Bikes at London's Waterloo station
 

It appears the Safer Lorry Charge, London mayor Boris Johnson’s flagship cycling safety policy/need-to-be-seen-to-be-doing something initiative, has had a new year makeover. Due for a public consultation in 2014, word reaches The Hub that the controversial measure – being sold as ensuring all HGVs in the capital have the required sideguards and uprated mirrors, although detail remains scant – has been renamed as the Safer Lorry Scheme. While this seems a slightly less confrontational title, it appears that introducing it […]