Safer Lorry Scheme comes into force today

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This new scheme uses a combination of powers held by these bodies to deliver a simple, quick and complete solution across all roads in London.

The scheme ensures that only lorries with basic safety equipment fitted will be allowed on London's roads. Under London's scheme, most vehicles that are currently exempt from national legislation for basic safety equipment will have to be retrofitted. This includes construction vehicles, which are involved in a disproportionate number of fatal collisions involving cyclists and pedestrians...read more