The Metropolitan Police Service has extended Operation Safeway by another week in a bid to make sure all road users obey the law of the land. Operation Safeway launched on 25 November and was due to run until the 3 January 2014. It came in response to a series of cyclist deaths on the capital’s roads, and saw 2,500 officers from the MPS Traffic Command and Safer Transport Command deployed to around 170 junctions across London. Detective chief superintendent Glyn […]
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An attempt to introduce £200 parking fines on the Olympic Route Network (ORN) and beyond has been defeated. Operators working in the capital during the Games this summer had faced a hike in Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) from £130 to £200 on the ORN. They had also faced the prospect of the fines being extended beyond the ORN to nearby roads, after London’s boroughs decided it would help tackle congestion adjacent to the route. While trade groups, including the FTA […]
Plans to raise the London congestion charge by 30% and extend it to evenings and weekends, has been slammed by the logistics industry.