Construction operator Keltbray is taking part in a milestone cycling safety event today (4 Sept) in London, where it will welcome the 10,000th cyclist into the cab of one of its lorries. The monthly cycling awareness events, run under the banner of Exchanging Places, are conducted by the Transport for London-funded Metropolitan Police Cycle Task Force, and allow bike users to sit in the cab of an LGV to learn what a driver can and can’t see, highlighting vehicle blindspots. […]
by Jack Semple, RHA, director of policy Cycle safety concerns have come to the boil, as six cyclists were killed in London in just 12 days, four after colliding with HGVs. Tragic, terrible incidents that are the result of problems for which there is no quick fix. And as the RHA has sought to make clear, it is far from just being about trucks – it is about inadequate infrastructure, a range of bad cyclist behaviour and a need for […]
The government has revealed its intention to double cycling activity in the UK by 2025, publishing a ten-year plan setting out its goal.
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”