TfL is to launch a Freight Compliance Unit (FCU) this summer which will act as the central point for 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 link to the City of London police force. Rob Lowe, of TfL’s on-street enforcement team, told […]
SmartWitness UK said it had found non-UK hauliers “really frustrated” by the Direct Vision Standard scheme and many were still looking to boycott London rather than shell out thousands of pounds to make their fleets compliant.
The London Assembly has backed the FTA’s call earlier this month to re-instate a dedicated freight chief at TfL.