The Metropolitan Police issued over 2,000 fixed penalty notices (FPNs) to cyclists, LGV and car drivers during the first three days of its road safety crackdown in London this week A combined total of 1,392 FPNs were issued to car and LGV drivers for offences such as skipping red lights, crossing advance stop lines reserved for cyclists and using a mobile phone whilst driving. Cyclists were issued with a further 755 FPNs for offences such as jumping red lights, having […]
The last two weeks has seen a huge amount written about the death of six cyclists in London and The Hub, Motortransport.co.uk’s blog that looks at the stories behind the headlines, has been digging deep to find the facts in an emotive issue.
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has thrown its weight behind the recent EU vote to allow truck manufacturers to exceed current maximum weight and dimensions limits. IOSH described the vote in favour as “a major step in the right direction to reduce deaths and major injuries on the road”.
Plans to ban LGVs from entering London during the busiest times of the day could be adopted by other cities across the UK, experts have said.