Former Olympic gold medal cyclist Chris Boardman has toned down his call for a ban on LGVs in rush hour in London similar to Paris and Dublin. Talking about the recent spate of cyclist deaths in the capital on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme this morning, Boardman said: “When we have tragedies like this it is too easy to get dragged down into the detail and look at particular actions like the restricting the movements of LGVs. But really we […]
Freight has been given greater prominence by TfL with the creation of a free-standing Freight Delivery Unit.
After much debate and analysis, an independent panel of cross-industry judges have hand-picked the finalists of the 2013 MT Awards. The judging took place over two days at the Hilton Leicester hotel, with each session lasting three hours, and chaired by a member of the MT editorial team. With the awards, now in their 27th year, being held in such high esteem by the industry, MT has enlisted the voice of the X Factor, Peter Dixon, to reveal the 2013 […]
The FTA has warned that a proposed low emission zone for Birmingham, along with a road user charging scheme, lorry restrictions and greater implementation of consolidation centres put forward by the city council, could have a damaging effect on freight deliveries in and around the city.