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. The proposal is one of a range of measures included in London mayor Boris Johnson’s blueprint for cycling in the capital that are targeted at the haulage industry, but which are likely to have wider implications. Christopher Snelling, head of urban logistics at the FTA, said this and other measures in the blueprint would […]
The BVRLA has welcomed the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy, which comes into effect today (1 April) and means that foreign-registered lorries will have to pay to travel on UK roads.
TfL is to step away from the day-to-day running of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) and bring in a private party on a commercial basis, in a move that suggests operators will soon face a fee to be part of the initiative.
A new report has called into question the effectiveness of safety mirrors fitted to LGVs as a means of preventing accidents involving cyclists.