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.” […]
The government has revealed its intention to double cycling activity in the UK by 2025, publishing a ten-year plan setting out its goal.
London Councils has stated it has no plans to relax the rules governing night-time and weekend deliveries in the capital, despite renewed industry calls for the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to be reviewed.
The Metropolitan Police’s Cycle Safety Team has put on the road a Mercedes-Benz Actros in police livery, which will be used for its Exchanging Places cyclist awareness initiative.