TfL’s Safer Lorries Scheme, which is being developed with support from London Councils, has entered its final consultation phase and is on track to go live next summer. The scheme will require vehicles over 3.5-tonnes to have side-guards and improved mirrors fitted when entering the capital, or initially face a fixed penalty fine of arounfd £50. Earlier this month TfL mandated this as a requirement of Bronze Fors. The Safer Lorries Scheme will operate around the clock and cover, through […]
The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men.
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.