Does the UK need a nationwide safer lorry standard? Part 2


 

This is part two of the article, which originally appeared in Freight in the City’s sister publication Commercial Motor. With regards to London’s increased enforcement powers, the FTA expressed concern over TfL’s “unilateral approach” to regulating the freight sector, in particular the speed of rolling out new requirements. It said any amendments to rules governing the safety of vehicles on the road are historically evidence-led, in consultation with industry, proportionate in cost/benefit terms, and generally only applied to new vehicles […]