The inaugural Future Truck Design Awards winners have been revealed at the CV Show. TfL’s competition, open to students across the UK, asked entrants to help shape future urban delivery vehicles, incorporating safety, efficiency and clean technology. “We’ve been overwhelmed by the quality, originality and innovation of the entries,” said Ian Wainwright, head of TfL’s freight and fleet team. “The awards have generated ideas that challenge the traditional look of the HGV, inform future vehicle design and accelerate the process […]
The timings, temporary road closures and parking restrictions that will be in place during the Olympic and Paralympic Games have been revealed. With road events in London scheduled to take place on seven of the 16 days of the Olympic Games and one day of the Paralympic Games, fleet operators will need to plan ahead to ensure service levels are maintained. It comes as Transport for London (TfL) starts contacting residents and businesses along the road cycling, triathlon, marathon and […]
London’s 109-mile Olympic Route Network (ORN) will commence operation on 25 July, two days ahead of the opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium. The ORN will ensure athletes, officials and dignitaries make it to events on time, and features 30 miles of exclusive Games Lanes to facilitate this. London transport commissioner Peter Hendy, who believes the Olympics are a huge opportunity for road transport, says: “The ORN, which is part of the host city contract for the Games, will be […]
Operators working in the capital will face greater Vosa enforcement and potentially greater regulation in a bid to improve cycling safety in London, the government has announced.