A cross-party strategy to Get Britain Cycling aims to see a quarter of all journeys made on a bicycle by 2050. It’s lead to to a flurry of pro-cycling announcements from Westminster with little consideration for operators. In recent months operators have been dealt a deluge of safety initiatives and potential legislation aimed at protecting cyclists from ‘dangerous’ LGVs. This is despite the fact that 82% of the 118 cyclist fatalities on UK roads last year did not involve an […]
The FTA has refuted the European Commission’s claim that logistics firms will save a total of €500m (£447m) through increased efficiencies due to the introduction of a new generation of smart tachographs.
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.