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 […]
Risk management, driver behaviour and improving efficiency through collaboration are among the topics that will be discussed at the Microlise Transport Conference workshops.
A new report has called into question the effectiveness of safety mirrors fitted to LGVs as a means of preventing accidents involving cyclists.
TfL has launched the final consultation on its Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and associated Safe System permits.