Construction companies and their hauliers have been praised for their “fantastic” response to the issue of cyclist safety by TfL freight development manager Glen Davies. Speaking at a seminar on cycle safety at the Tip-ex and Tank-ex 2014 shows in Harrogate last week, Davies said TfL had commissioned a report from the Transport Research Laboratory after a spate of cyclist deaths in London between 2008 and 2012, 53% of which involved HGVs – despite trucks making up less than 4% […]
TfL has admitted it is “disappointed” that only 16 London Boroughs are currently Fors-accredited, and that a number of London Boroughs and other bodies including the Metropolitan Police continue to use sub-contractors who are not Fors-accredited.
Operators looking to meet the requirements of Fors silver or gold, or the Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (Clocs) scheme, should register to attend a demonstration event on Thursday 26 February at ExCeL, London.
Cyclists will be able to get an HGV driver’s view of the road at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference next month.