The FTA has expressed concern over TfL’s Direct Vision Standard, and questioned whether it’s the most effective approach for improving road safety in London. TfL today launched the first consultation for the standard, and suggested non-compliance with it could be met with criminal proceedings. The association’s national and regional policy director Christopher Snelling said that while direct vision cabs had “clear benefits”, they are limited. Therefore, he said, the Direct Vision Standard “may not be the best answer to […]
The FTA has welcomed news that London’s T-Charge will commence on 23 October, providing a level playing field for all road users.
The FTA has voiced concern over London Councils’ proposals to require all HGVs of 18-plus tonnes to fit extra mirrors and sideguards to comply with the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).
Operators continue to face frustration and uncertainty over what the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) will look like when applied to the truck market.