Freight operators call for UK-wide compliance standards for fleets


 

More than 85% of truck operators believe there should be a UK-wide compliance standard for fleets to improve safety, according to a new survey by Freight in the City. Currently, there are no national guidelines, meaning that standards differ across regions. In London, TfL’s Safer Lorry Scheme requires all vehicles weighing more than 3.5 tonnes be fitted with Class V and Class VI mirrors giving the driver a better view of cyclists and pedestrians. Vehicles must also incorporate side guards […]