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    Published March 2020

    New 20mph speed limit introduced in Central London

    Transport for London (TfL) introduced a new 20mph speed limit throughout the streets of Central London across 8.9km of the capital’s roads. The speed limit applies to roads within the Cong…

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    Published March 2020

    Highways England revitalises 50-year-old bridge in Manchester

    Highways England begins work on revitalising a 200-metre-long bridge in Manchester which carries the M60 over the River Mersey and Palatine Road near Didsbury. To ensure the work can take…

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    Published March 2020

    Paramount Haulage uses school visit to raise awareness of road safety

    FORS Gold member Paramount Haulage has been explaining road safety around Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) to school children, with a visit to a local primary school. The haul…

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    Published March 2020

    Brexit – update for UK hauliers

    The UK left the EU on Friday 31 January 2020. There is now a transition period until 31 December 2020 while the UK and the EU negotiate future arrangements. The current rules on travel be…

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    Published March 2020

    FORS freezes fees for fifth year running

    FORS has confirmed there will be no increase to its membership subscription or audit fees during 2020, for the fifth year in succession. FORS fees have now been fixed at …

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    Published March 2020

    Mayor of London doubles van scrappage fund

    Mayor Sadiq Khan has doubled the incentive for small businesses to scrap polluting vans. The “green fund” was launched in February 2019 to assist fleets with the Ultra Low Emission Zo…