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 […]
LGV operators should not feel they are being singled out in the drive to cut cyclist deaths and injuries in London, as modifications to make construction vehicles safer are just part of a package of measures being introduced to improve cycle safety, London major Boris Johnson said on Monday (9 December).
Trade associations welcomed the new London Freight Enforcement Partnership launched by TfL and partner agencies earlier this week, although the RHA called on the transport body to make the results of the enforcement project more visible to the industry.
A cross-party strategy to Get Britain Cycling aims to see a quarter of all journeys made on a bicycle by 2050. It’s lead to to a flurry of pro-cycling announcements from Westminster with little consideration for operators.