TfL and the Metropolitan Police have celebrated a milestone in their Exchanging Places venture, which welcomed its 20,000th participant at a cycling festival in London last week. The joint-funded initiative allows members of the public to climb into the cab of an HGV to better understand what drivers can and cannot see while they are behind the wheel. The milestone was reached at the Prudential RideLondon event, where 1,200 people took part and received tips on how to be safe […]
Mercedes-Benz has confirmed it is working on an 8×4 Euro-6 version of its low entry Econic cab, which that would be suitable for some urban construction applications where the improved visibility of vulnerable road users such as cyclists is an issue.
Scania will showcase a range of vehicles powered by alternative fuels and cabs suited to inner city applications at Freight in the City Expo tomorrow (6 November).
West of Scotland Heavy Haulage (WSHH) failed because Police Scotland withdrew its escort service, effectively stopping the wind turbine transport firm from completing its contracts.