Operators entering the capital could be forced to retrofit larger windows in their HGVs’ cab doors at an estimated cost of £1,000 a piece, if London mayor Boris Johnson gets his way. Following the launch of the Safer Lorry Scheme on 1 September, which requires most HGVs entering London to be fitted with sideguards and close-proximity mirrors, the mayor outlined further propsals to protect cyclists. His proposals, to be consulted on in January, include the requirement for all HGVs entering […]
The timings, temporary road closures and parking restrictions that will be in place during the Olympic and Paralympic Games have been revealed. With road events in London scheduled to take place on seven of the 16 days of the Olympic Games and one day of the Paralympic Games, fleet operators will need to plan ahead to ensure service levels are maintained. It comes as Transport for London (TfL) starts contacting residents and businesses along the road cycling, triathlon, marathon and […]
Concerns that Transport for London (TfL) was poised to extend the congestion charging zone to the North and South Circular Roads have been allayed after a bailout plan was agreed without the expansion.
European operators with less than 20 vehicles see limited benefits in reducing their carbon emissions and lack the basic capabilities to address the issue, according to a new report by online transport platform provider Transporeon.