Contractors working for Cambridge university have been asked to make safety improvements to their HGVs corresponding with the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) scheme. Based on the London developed Clocs initiative, which has been led by Transport for London, the Cambridge version binds contractors to installing extra mirrors and side panels, fitting reversing sensors and cyclist warning sign, as well as putting drivers through awareness training. The university said Morgan Sindall, Barnes Construction, Kier Group and SDC Construction Group […]
The government is planning to outlaw the removal of sideguards and rear under-run devices on HGVs as part of its drive to reduce cyclist deaths across the UK.
Construction operator Keltbray is taking part in a milestone cycling safety event today (4 Sept) in London, where it will welcome the 10,000th cyclist into the cab of one of its lorries.
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.