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 […]
Operators entering the capital could be forced to retrofit larger windows in their HGVs’ cab doors at an estimated cost of £1,000 a piece, if London mayor Boris Johnson gets his way.
Around 34% of transport managers intend to quit within five years, a new survey from the FTA has found.
The FTA has welcomed the advent of “improved” mirrors for new HGVs from next year, describing them as a commonsense approach to boosting road safety.