The RHA has called for the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to be scrapped in its London mayoral election manifesto. The association labelled the scheme, which was introduced in the early 1980s, “an onerous bureaucracy which results in reduced efficiency in truck operations and increased mileage and pollution”. It added that the scheme has “long outlived its usefulness and should be scrapped” by the next mayor. “The desire to control and reduce truck operations is at a new high, and […]
As the government eases lockdown restrictions and businesses return to work, there must be no move to ban drivers from using toilet facilities under the pretext of safe working practices, the RHA has warned.
The industry’s two main trade associations have welcomed the start of a trial in Liverpool designed to test the effect on congestion of removing the city’s bus lanes.
Westfield shopping centre access will be severely restricted this weekend as the athletics programme of London 2012 starts. Organisers are expecting more than 200,000 Olympic spectators and accredited workforce each day, which will make the Stratford area exceptionally busy. It also means that Westfield Stratford City will only be accessible to accredited operators and Games ticket holders between 10.30am and 5pm this Friday (3 August) and Saturday (4 August). Peter Hendy, London’s transport commissioner, says: “Westfield Stratford City may not […]