Ban HGVs from London unless cycle safe, says Boris

Boris Johnson launched a number of measures to revolutionise cycling for Londoners last month, including launching a study into banning large lorries from central London at certain times.

This morning he told our Political Correspondent Simon Harris he wants to go even further to ensure cyclist safety:

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Boris Johnson says he wants to ban HGVs from London unless they are fitted with cycle-safety measures. @itvlondon

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Johnson says he wants all HGVs in London to be fitted with "skirts" and special mirrors. @itvlondon

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Fatal cyclist was 'top scientist'

A female cyclist who was killed after a collision with a lorry on Monday morning in London has been named. It happened on Palace Street at the junction with Victoria Street, SW1.