The FTA has criticised the speed of the roll-out of fully segregated cycle superhighways in London, suggesting the scheme is being rushed through to coincide with the mayoral elections in May 2016. TfL announced yesterday that final scheme sign-off for what it calls “Crossrail for the bike” is expected next week, with construction kicking off in March this year. It forms part of mayor Boris Johnson’s £913m push to get more Londoners on their bikes, and features two continuous segregated […]
In a speech earlier this month London Mayor Boris Johnson singled out the drivers’ hours rules as the type of European legislation that he would like to see removed if the United Kingdom left the EU.
Tariff-free access to the single market and the ability to hire non-UK drivers are the key issues for hauliers as the industry faces Brexit, according to a survey by the FTA.
The DfT has revealed the abolition of the paper driving licence will be delayed until 8 June this year.