A new City of London Police Commercial Vehicle Unit has stopped 136 HGVs and taken 95 off the road in its first month. Funded by TfL and launched last month, the unit’s intelligence-led crackdown found drivers of non-compliant vehicles were also committing offenses such as not having insurance, having inappropriate licenses, unsafe tyres, unsafe loads and inaccurately recording drivers’ hours. The new unit complements the Metropolitan Police Service CV Unit and the Industrial HGV Task Force, which targets non-compliant commercial […]
Sir Peter Hendy, London’s transport commissioner, will make the key note address at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference in June.
A strike scheduled to take place next week by HGV testers working for the DVSA has been suspended after the government agency agreed to a series of meetings with union Prospect.
TfL is not currently planning a rationalisation of its plans for various congestion and emission zones across London, despite conceding that it has “a lot of zones” and some small operators are not ready for them.