Boris Johnson 'not against idea' of rush hour lorry ban

Boris Johnson says he is not against the idea of a lorry ban at rush hour. The Mayor says 2 out of 14 recent deaths were during the morning peak. But Boris warns a rush hour ban would risk a "great glut of lorries" the minute the peak was over.

Boris Johnson says an outright ban is "not practical", adding lorries are needed for construction, they are needed for the economy Credit: Press Association

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Boris not against rush hour ban

Boris Johnson sayshe is not against the idea of a rush hour lorry ban, but warns it would risk a "great glut of lorries" the minute the peak was over.