London Councils is to push ahead with plans to change the conditions of the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to mandate the fitting of side guards and uprated mirrors to LGVs making deliveries in London At a meeting last week (12 December), London Councils’ Transport and Environment Committee said it would launch a public consultation on the changes, which could require all LGVs to fit cycle safety equipment. Changes to the LLCS permit conditions will also consider reducing LGV movements […]
The FTA has welcomed proposals from local government secretary Eric Pickles that would give businesses the power to force a review of local parking restrictions they are unhappy with. Under the proposals, which went to consultation earlier this month, individuals or businesses would be able to force a council review of parking rules and enforcement by raising a petition signed by at least 50 people, or at least 10% of the residents or businesses in the affected local area. Councils […]
Liberal Democrat London mayoral candidate Caroline Pidgeon has pledged to continue Boris Johnson’s push for mandatory retrofitting of additional passenger-side windows in HGVs operating in the capital.