The FTA has rejected the London Assembly’s call for a rush-hour lorry ban in the capital, saying it is no “silver bullet” for improving safety. A motion was unanimously agreed at City Hall yesterday proposing a series of measures to prevent incidents between HGVs and cyclists, including a ban of lorry movements during peak times following a full impact assessment. The FTA said improving safety of lorries on the capital’s roads would require action across a number of areas, including: improved […]
London Councils is to push ahead with plans to change the conditions of the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to mandate the fitting of side guards and uprated mirrors to LGVs making deliveries in London
The FTA has accused the government of “dragging its feet” over O-licence reform, two years after a review into the traffic commissioners’ (TCs) work was published.
More of the £500m being set aside for encouraging the take-up of ultra low emission vehicles should be allocated to freight vehicles, the FTA has suggested.