Transport for London (TfL) has disqualified a member of the Fors scheme for the first time: Cowan Plant of Hayes. The action came after an Industrial HGV Taskforce (IHTF) operation led to the Middlesex operator having its O-licence revoked, in addition to the company’s transport manager being disqualified indefinitely and losing her repute. TfL revealed in December 2014 that it would be taking a tough approach on those operators not complying with Fors’ terms and conditions. This followed a growing […]
TfL urges operators to apply for HGV safety permit by 26 October to comply with new Direct Vision Standard
Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it has issued more than 8,000 HGV safety permits as part of the Direct Vision Standard since it launched last October.
Freight Portal relaunches to give greater support to operators in cutting carbon emissions and costs
Energy Saving Trust, Zemo Partnership and the Department for Transport (DfT) have relaunched an updated Freight Portal, with the aim of providing better support to operators as they strive to cut carbon emissions and fuel bills.
Current traffic management policy is seriously flawed, adding to congestion, encouraging dangerous driving, increasing fuel consumption and emissions, and costing vehicle operators and tax payers a fortune, a new report from the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has suggested.