The FTA has given a cautious welcome to Transport for London’s (TfL) plans to accomodate the growing number of cyclists in the capital but warned that freight deliveries nust be considered in any new designs. Launched last week (13 June), the draft London Cycling Design Standards showcased the latest ideas in street design aimed at offering cyclists protection from vehicles. FTA head of policy for London Natalie Chapman, told Motortransport.co.uk that it was a positive step by TfL: “There are […]
Travel relating to logistics businesses is essential and should not be challenged, government tells police
All travel relating to the operation of logistics business has been designated as essential travel by the government during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Trade associations have warned that London’s ULEZ will severely disadvantage, or even bankrupt, operators that work in the city when it begins in 2019.
The road transport industry battled on against the ‘beast from the east’ and Storm Emma this week, but many operators have been left counting the cost.