Industry experts have accused TfL of putting the cart before the horse with its Direct Vision Standard (DVS). Speaking at the Freight in the City Expo at Alexandra Palace this week (7 November), Ross Paterson, head of product and marketing at Mercedes-Benz, said customers were asking what star rating each model had on a daily basis. “We can’t simply answer that question; there is so much uncertainty about it, but nonetheless, customers need to buy some vehicles. They have to […]
Transport for London (TfL) has released its Olympic Freight Journey Planner, to help operators navigate the disruption London 2012 will bring this summer. The Pie Mapping developed planner calculates the most appropriate route for operators to take during the Games period based on the date and time of day and the vehicle’s dimensions. Although free to all, the journey planner offers further functionality to members of TfL’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme. This includes the ability to save your routes, chosen […]
The new government bill making provisions for a no-deal trade arrangement when the UK leaves the EU next year is merely a contingency plan, with plans for a trade agreement still firmly on the table, transport secretary Chris Grayling has assured the industry.
Both the RHA and FTA have welcomed the news that Vosa and the DSA are to merge into a single government agency from next year.