The FTA has expressed concern over TfL’s Direct Vision Standard, and questioned whether it’s the most effective approach for improving road safety in London. TfL today launched the first consultation for the standard, and suggested non-compliance with it could be met with criminal proceedings. The association’s national and regional policy director Christopher Snelling said that while direct vision cabs had “clear benefits”, they are limited. Therefore, he said, the Direct Vision Standard “may not be the best answer to […]
The FTA has welcomed the approval by Transport MEPs of draft truck design rule changes, which will allow manufacturers to exceed current maximum length and weight dimensions.
Leon Daniels, head of TfL’s surface transport, is leaving his role towards the end of this year, it has been confirmed.
Operators continue to face frustration and uncertainty over what the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) will look like when applied to the truck market.