London Councils could improve cycling safety by relaxing the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to enable more deliveries to be made at night, the FTA has told Motortransport.co.uk. Instead, The Transport and Environment Committee of London Councils is meeting today (12 December) to discuss introducing new conditions to the LLCS that would require all permit holders to fit cycle safety features to their trucks, such as side guards and mirrors. The LLCS restricts the movement of HGVs over 18 tonnes […]
The closure of the Forth Bridge will have cost the industry an estimated £16m by the new year, despite the DfT’s decison to relax drivers’ hour laws.
Royal Mail has admitted it expects to make a loss in this financial year and won’t return to profit unless the business is overhauled to reflect a decline in letter volumes and a boom in parcel deliveries.