TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said. Responding after confirmation the Safer Lorry Scheme would go live from September – effectively banning vehicles above 3.5 tonnes from operating within the London area without sideguards and improved mirrors fitted – the FTA suggested it remained not necessarily the best way to improve cycle safety – a point it made last year during the scheme’s consultation. […]
The European Parliament (EP) voted yesterday (15 April) to approve European Commission (EC) proposals to allow more aerodynamic, safer truck designs.
More than half the spending on England’s transport network is going to London with the imbalance set to get worse, according to a report by Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).
The FTA has bought specialist training provider T Team, which trades as TrainingTeam.