London mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to force the retrofitting of larger windows in HGV cab near-side doors have been attacked as a step too far that risks further damaging the image of road transport. Speaking to MT after the mayor revealed the initiative at the launch of the Safer Lorry Scheme earlier this month, Ray Engley, head of technical services at the RHA, questioned the practicality and benefit of mandating retrofitting panels in cab doors. “The jury is out on […]
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