Operators entering the capital could be forced to retrofit larger windows in their HGVs’ cab doors at an estimated cost of £1,000 a piece, if London mayor Boris Johnson gets his way. Following the launch of the Safer Lorry Scheme on 1 September, which requires most HGVs entering London to be fitted with sideguards and close-proximity mirrors, the mayor outlined further propsals to protect cyclists. His proposals, to be consulted on in January, include the requirement for all HGVs entering […]
Plans to ban LGVs from entering London during the busiest times of the day could be adopted by other cities across the UK, experts have said.
Quiet Cities is the first global summit focused on enabling quieter deliveries of freight in urban environments. The two-day summit, a joint imitative between Motor Transport, TfL, DHL and Route Monkey, and it will take place on 25 and 26 November at Twickenham Stadium. It will bring together key stakeholders interested in seeing out-of-hours deliveries become a normal part of the supply chain. The summit includes a full conference programme, a networking dinner, exhibition, and live demonstration of the latest […]
The MT team is back in the podcast studio after a summer break, and if you’re ready for a hit of the latest news being dissected and discussed, the latest Motor Transport Podcast will not disappoint.