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 […]
Mercedes-Benz has confirmed it is working on an 8×4 Euro-6 version of its low entry Econic cab, which that would be suitable for some urban construction applications where the improved visibility of vulnerable road users such as cyclists is an issue.
Wincanton has been re-accredited with a bronze status by Transport for London’s Freight Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors).
A new report has called into question the effectiveness of safety mirrors fitted to LGVs as a means of preventing accidents involving cyclists.