Canute has launched a new cycle safety scheme in conjunction with its supply chain client Wilko’s. The scheme involves training drivers to improve their awareness of cyclists, particularly in urban environments, and ensure they are equipped to take all available precautions to avoid collisions with vulnerable road users. The training involves drivers pulling into a designated on-site area with strategically placed bicycles before leaving the yard for delivery. The driver must check that the bikes are all visible in the […]
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.
Leon Daniels, head of TfL’s surface transport, is leaving his role towards the end of this year, it has been confirmed.
Early reports show London 2012 didn’t result in the hoped-for volume growth for logistics After the expectation, worry and planning, London 2012 has passed into history. Confounding expectations, the organisers delivered and the UK got behind the competition with uncharacteristic fervour. But while we can all take pride from the record medal haul, did this translate into more sorely needed business for Team Road Transport? Nick Matthews, MD of Essex haulier Roadways Container Logistics, said: “While the Olympics was a […]