Trade associations have cautioned against adding further complexity into the London supply chain, after TfL went live with its latest Direct Vision Standard (DVS) consultation. TfL is seeking responses to its proposal to introduce a Safety Permit Scheme as part of DVS, a move that would potentially see the controversial scheme recognise efforts made by the industry in regards camera and sensor systems. Alex Williams, TfL’s director of city planning, said: “The number of deaths each year involving HGVs is […]
The logistics industry has welcomed the proposals in the Taylor review into self-employed workers as a sensible, half-way house that would provide those in the ‘gig economy’ more security while still affording businesses the flexibility they require.
The FTA has had its Truck and Van Excellence audits approved by TfL as meeting the latter’s work-related road risk (WRRR) requirements, a status previously held only by Fors.
Trade associations have welcomed London Councils’ decision not to introduce mandatory fitting of sideguards and class V and VI close-proximity mirrors aspart of its London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).