The FTA has applauded the Mayor of London’s announcement that an extra £17m of funding will awarded to London boroughs to enhance cycle safety. The FTA’s head of logistics, Christopher Snelling, said: “As cycling grows in popularity it becomes increasingly important that all road users are aware of how to behave safely around each other. Therefore we particularly welcome the inclusion of funding for training of both cyclists and HGV drivers as part of some of the packages announced today.” […]
Training course providers have reacted with scepticism to a new DVSA recommendation that they should include one hour on vulnerable road users (VRUs) in every Driver CPC periodic training course from next year.
Transport for London’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) now has more than 1,300 registered members.
The road transport industry has been urged to create an industry-wide code of practice on cyclists’ safety and a clear programme of work to promote the enforcement of safety regulations.