The DVSA is looking at the potential of an Earned Recognition process for operators. A spokesman told MT: “We are working with the industry to identify opportunities for the adoption of an Earned Recognition process. Last year we held a Voice of the Customer event and we are in regular talks with industry representatives, including TfL, about how the process would work. “We will continue to work with the industry and communicate any plans throughout 2015.” As MT understands it, […]
TfL has admitted it is “disappointed” that only 16 London Boroughs are currently Fors-accredited, and that a number of London Boroughs and other bodies including the Metropolitan Police continue to use sub-contractors who are not Fors-accredited.
The DfT has launched Quiet Deliveries guidance to help local communities and residents understand how out-of-hours deliveries work, the benefits they can provide, and how they can get involved in the planning process.
TfL has created an ‘allow list’ of vehicles for operators who have applied for its Direct Vision Standard safety permits before 1 March or are in the process of having the Safe System equipment fitted in order to qualify for a permit but have not yet received it.