Operators interested in trialling alternative fuel vehicles on their urban delivery fleets should head along to next week’s LoCITY roadshow, taking place on 20 November at CEME Innovation Centre, Rainham, Essex. TfL’s LoCITY events provide an opportunity for freight operators to hear directly from their peers about using non-diesel trucks and vans in their fleets, as well as engage with vehicle manufacturers and technology firms. A range of vehicles from cargo bikes and electric vans up to gas-powered trucks will […]
Westminster Council’s decision to educate rather than rain down fines on operators delivering during the Games, has avoided the issuing of £526,000 worth of penalties. During the Olympics, Westminster Council extended a pilot scheme that saw marshals educating rather than punishing operators delivering to London’s Leicester Square, after the introduction of new restrictions early this year. A Westminster Council spokesman says of the team of 40 marshals who were deployed during the night through to early morning: “Our marshals were […]
TfL is still unsure about how much vehicle permits for the Direct Vision Standard will cost, as well as who will be responsible for awarding and regulating them.
LGV operators should not feel they are being singled out in the drive to cut cyclist deaths and injuries in London, as modifications to make construction vehicles safer are just part of a package of measures being introduced to improve cycle safety, London major Boris Johnson said on Monday (9 December).