London mayor Boris Johnson has launched his Safer Lorry Scheme (previously the Safer Lorry Charge), pledging to ban trucks without cycle safety equipment from the capital. Described as a hardening of the previously-announced policy, the scheme has seen an escalation in sanctions from the previous promise of a fine for any trucks entering the capital to an outright ban. The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, said: “In my Cycling Vision, I said that no lorry should be allowed in London […]
TfL has reminded Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) members that their accreditation could be in jeopardy if they do not immediately tell it of any offences they commit.
The vote for London’s next mayor is just under a month away, and the race between the candidates is ramping up.
Leon Daniels, head of TfL’s surface transport, is leaving his role towards the end of this year, it has been confirmed.