The DVSA has now confirmed that it does approve of the new design of load restraint for the upper deck of double-deck curtainsiders developed by a Road Haulage Association (RHA)-led working group with input from various vehicle operators and trailer manufacturer Montracon. Apparently reversing a statement last week in which it said it “does not endorse any particular design”, the DVSA confirmed: “We approve of the concept put forward by RHA for securing pallets on upper decks”. The DVSA stressed, […]
The way that Vosa approached its investigation into the operations of Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) was as near to entrapment as it was possible to get, it was suggested by defence counsel at Leeds Crown Court earlier this month.
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.
A cross-party group of MPs joined FairFuelUK (FFUK) and its backers today, to deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street calling for a 3ppl reduction in fuel duty in next week’s Budget.