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 […]
The DVSA is looking at the potential of an Earned Recognition process for operators.
The UK’s new heavy goods vehicle (HGV) market fell by 73.4% in the second quarter of 2020, with 4,151 units registered, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
The London Assembly has backed the FTA’s call earlier this month to re-instate a dedicated freight chief at TfL.