Banning HGVs from city centres is not best option for improving road safety, says FTA


Banning HGVs in city centres during peak hours would not be the most effective way to protect cyclists and pedestrians, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has warned. Speaking in response to reported discussions between the prime minister and the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cycling last week about investigating a series of measures to improve cyclist safety, which included exploring the feasibility of a peak-hour lorry ban, FTA head of urban logistics Christopher Snelling said: “Even a medium-sized lorry would […]