TfL will be launching the Freight Compliance Unit (FCU) this summer to serve as the central point for all enforcement activity against HGVs in the capital. A key part of its strategy will be a shared intelligence unit based in central London manned by staff comprising a Metropolitan Police officer, a DVSA intelligence officer and a TfL intelligence officer. There will also be a strong link to the City of London police force. Rob Lowe from TfL’s on-street enforcement team, […]
TfL is urging operators of HGVs over 12 tonnes to apply now for a free Direct Vision Standard (DVS) Safety Permit, ahead of enforcement action being implemented from 1 March 2021.
TfL is to step away from the day-to-day running of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) and bring in a private party on a commercial basis, in a move that suggests operators will soon face a fee to be part of the initiative.
Same-day distribution firm CitySprint has called for the London Congestion Charge to be tiered. It says this will help firms making essential deliveries if a proposed price hike does come into force.