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 revealed that consultancy group Aecom is to run Fors on a five-year concession-style contract that will see the best practice scheme taken national.
The FTA has welcomed amendments to the design of the London Safer Lorries Scheme (SLS), revealed yesterday (29 July) by TfL, however it believes a one-size-fits-all regulation for commercial vehicles over 3.5 tonnes is not the best way to improve cyclist safety.
Quiet Cities is the first global summit focused on enabling quieter deliveries of freight in urban environments. The two-day summit, a joint imitative between Motor Transport, TfL, DHL and Route Monkey, and it will take place on 25 and 26 November at Twickenham Stadium. It will bring together key stakeholders interested in seeing out-of-hours deliveries become a normal part of the supply chain. The summit includes a full conference programme, a networking dinner, exhibition, and live demonstration of the latest […]