Lorries posing danger to cyclists to be banned from London

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Dangerous lorries without equipment to protect cyclists and pedestrians will be banned from London's streets, Mayor of London Boris Johnson and the London boroughs announced today.

Construction and waste lorries are over represented in road fatalities in London and the proposed ban will require those over 3.5 tonnes to have European Standard mirrors to reduce blind spots, and sideguards to protect cyclists from being dragged under the wheels.

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