The FTA has voiced concern over London Councils’ proposals to require all HGVs of 18-plus tonnes to fit extra mirrors and sideguards to comply with the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS). A consultation has been launched today (20 Jan) asking for views on whether additional safety equipment should become mandatory on all HGVs making deliveries to 33 boroughs under the LLCS, which restricts night-time and weekend operations in the capital without a permit. There are currently 56,000 permit holders. London […]
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.
A taskforce of MPs has claimed the government is failing to provide leadership on the controversial issue of clean air zones (CAZs), which many hauliers fear will put them out of business.