Liberal Democrat London mayoral candidate Caroline Pidgeon has pledged to continue Boris Johnson’s push for mandatory retrofitting of additional passenger-side windows in HGVs operating in the capital. She also called for more safety training for drivers to protect “vulnerable road users”, as she launched her campaign for a rush-hour HGV ban this morning (23 February). Pidgeon told Motortransport.co.uk she would “absolutely” continue Johnson’s push for compulsory retrofitting if she won the election in May, and would also encourage increased use […]
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