The government has revealed its intention to double cycling activity in the UK by 2025, publishing a ten-year plan setting out its goal. DfT’s Cycling Delivery Plan, published earlier today, outlines its goal of spending £10 a year on cycling per UK resident by 2021 at the latest, stating: “A real change in cycling cannot be achieved overnight, it requires strong leadership and commitment and vital long-term planning for incremental changes to take place until cycling becomes the norm for […]
The FTA has welcomed the advent of “improved” mirrors for new HGVs from next year, describing them as a commonsense approach to boosting road safety.
The Metropolitan Police’s Cycle Safety Team has put on the road a Mercedes-Benz Actros in police livery, which will be used for its Exchanging Places cyclist awareness initiative.
The government is to consider extending the grant system for low-emission vans to larger vehicles, the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has revealed.