The FTA has given a cautious welcome to Transport for London’s (TfL) plans to accomodate the growing number of cyclists in the capital but warned that freight deliveries nust be considered in any new designs. Launched last week (13 June), the draft London Cycling Design Standards showcased the latest ideas in street design aimed at offering cyclists protection from vehicles. FTA head of policy for London Natalie Chapman, told Motortransport.co.uk that it was a positive step by TfL: “There are […]
Hermes bagged the Operational and Compliance Excellence award for its client and compliance-focused technology.
The timings, temporary road closures and parking restrictions that will be in place during the Olympic and Paralympic Games have been revealed. With road events in London scheduled to take place on seven of the 16 days of the Olympic Games and one day of the Paralympic Games, fleet operators will need to plan ahead to ensure service levels are maintained. It comes as Transport for London (TfL) starts contacting residents and businesses along the road cycling, triathlon, marathon and […]
A new report has called into question the effectiveness of safety mirrors fitted to LGVs as a means of preventing accidents involving cyclists.