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 […]
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