Cyclists will be able to get an HGV driver’s view of the road at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference next month.The conference, on 2 June at the Oval, will cover a variety of issues, ranging from the development of cycle superhighways to Clocs, Fors, retrofitting of safety equipment and penalty charge notices. It will also see the Metropolitan Police host an Exchanging Places event the evening before the conference. Exchanging Places is designed to highlight safe tactics for […]
9) Ian Wainwright, head of freight and fleet delivery, TfL With 18 years logistics industry experience under his belt, Ian Wainwright understands freight. As road freight programme manager at TfL during the lead up to the London 2012 Games, he bridged the gap between the road transport industry and the public sector and ensured operators could keep moving goods around the Capital during the world’s biggest sporting event.
Recycling and waste company Veolia has begun fitting out its entire refuse management fleet with the TurnAlarm cyclist safety system from Vision Techniques.
The government will not introduce “knee jerk” regulations requiring trucks to be fitted with additional cycle safety equipment such as detectors or cameras without scientific evidence that they are effective, roads and freight minister Robert Goodwill MP has pledged.