The former head of London Underground and Rail has been named as transport commissioner Peter Hendy’s successor. Mike Brown, who since 2010 has been MD of London Underground and Rail at TfL, has been named in the role having held it in an interim capacity since Hendy left to join Network Rail as chairman in the summer. Boris Johnson, who recently unveiled a plan to retrofit additional side panels into HGV cab doors, said of the appointment: “Under Mike’s leadership, […]
TfL is still unsure about how much vehicle permits for the Direct Vision Standard will cost, as well as who will be responsible for awarding and regulating them.
Subcontractors working for Lafarge Tarmac are to be audited by the aggregates giant to make sure they reach the standard required by Transport for London’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors).
LGV operators should not feel they are being singled out in the drive to cut cyclist deaths and injuries in London, as modifications to make construction vehicles safer are just part of a package of measures being introduced to improve cycle safety, London major Boris Johnson said on Monday (9 December).