TfL is still unsure about how much vehicle permits for the Direct Vision Standard will cost, as well as who will be responsible for awarding and regulating them. Speaking at the RHA’s Spring Conference in Birmingham last week, TfL head of delivery planning Christina Calderato said decisions such as these will be decided in the next phase of the scheme’s design. She told delegates: “In terms of the permit scheme, we don’t know. That’s the next phase of work. Who […]
Trade associations welcomed the new London Freight Enforcement Partnership launched by TfL and partner agencies earlier this week, although the RHA called on the transport body to make the results of the enforcement project more visible to the industry.
The Metropolitan Police are to speak at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference next month.
A Fors Governance and Standards Advisory Group (GSAG) has been created to champion the direction and integrity of the scheme as it rolls out nationally.