TfL has been criticised by the FTA for introducing a number of significant changes to the cyclist safety equipment requirements under its Fors accreditation scheme without a consultation or a formal announcement. The changes, which came into effect last month, introduce a requirement at bronze level for vehicles over 3.5 tonnes GVW to have blind spot warning signs to their rear; side under-run protection on both sides, even for vehicles exempt under construction and use regulations; and Class VI […]
The government has pulled the plug on the planned lorry park in Stanford West, which was selected as a solution to the chronic congestion caused by Operation Stack.
The DfT has achieved its original target of getting 1,800 longer semi-trailers on the roads, albeit almost five years after the scheme was first launched.
Worksop, Nottinghamshire road access equipment provider TPA Portable Roadways has become the 3,000th company accredited to the Fors scheme, which was rolled out nationally earlier this year.