TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said. Responding after confirmation the Safer Lorry Scheme would go live from September – effectively banning vehicles above 3.5 tonnes from operating within the London area without sideguards and improved mirrors fitted – the FTA suggested it remained not necessarily the best way to improve cycle safety – a point it made last year during the scheme’s consultation. […]
As many as a third of operators in Northern Ireland who should have a restricted operator’s licence don’t have one, the DVA has revealed.
The DfT has called on the Highways Agency to take some specific steps to boost the resilience of the strategic road network (SRN) to extreme weather.
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