Operators working in the capital will face greater Vosa enforcement and potentially greater regulation in a bid to improve cycling safety in London, the government has announced. Transport minister Stephen Hammond and London mayor Boris Johnson revealed today [4 September] that they will be establishing a dedicated HGV Task Force to raise awareness of safety requirements for vehicles and drivers and to take action against “dangerous operators” and their fleets. As part of the plans, they will also be urging […]
The Unite union is calling on the government to think again on its plans to scrap the need to self-isolate, end the legal requirement to wear face masks in England and remove limits on social gatherings and social distancing.
The government has extended the temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours rules in the UK until October, in a move criticised by the industry as not making “any material difference” to the driver shortage.
A low cost satnav-based cycle safety system for trucks navigating through central London endorsed by TfL has been launched by Navevo. Using exclusive data on LGV and cycle flows from Transport for London, ProNav HGV Cyclist Alert is standard on Navevo’s new ProNav PNN420 sat-nav, designed specifically for LGVs, and will be rolled out across the ProNav range.