TfL is studying the implications of a peak hours ban on LGVs in the capital, but remains unconvinced of its desirability. Speaking at the Transport Committee’s evidence session on cycling safety yesterday (2 December), Andrew Gilligan, the mayor of London’s cycling commissioner, TfL, said such a ban could have saved the lives of two of the 14 cyclists killed in London this year. “However, there are counter risks. Firstly that you would see a flood of LGVs after the ban […]
Freight industry must not be ‘thrown to the wolves’ if government fails to deliver viable customs system
The road freight industry is in danger of being “thrown to the wolves” if the government fails to install a competent customs system in time for Brexit, the FTA warned this week.
The FTA has given a guarded reaction to news that MPs have voted through Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan for the UK to leave the EU on 31 January 2020.
New figures from the Office of Rail and Road have shown that rail freight deliveries are becoming more reliable, with just under 80% of freight trains arriving at their destination within 10 minutes of scheduled arrival time in 2014-2015.