The Transport Committee is to hold a follow-up inquiry next month into cycle safety, after the sixth cycling death in London within the past fortnight. Yesterday’s (18 November) incident saw 60-year old man killed after a collision with an LGV on Camberwell Road in south-east London. The committee, which considered cycling safety as part of its road safety inquiry in 2012 and made the case for greater adoption of sensors and mirrors by LGV, will hold an oral evidence session […]
Freight has been given greater prominence by TfL with the creation of a free-standing Freight Delivery Unit.
The government will not introduce “knee jerk” regulations requiring trucks to be fitted with additional cycle safety equipment such as detectors or cameras without scientific evidence that they are effective, roads and freight minister Robert Goodwill MP has pledged.
Cyclists will be able to get an HGV driver’s view of the road at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference next month.