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 […]
As work begins this week to close off major routes in London to lorries, cars, vans, hauliers are calling for lorries to be exempt from the ban.
A public consultation has been launched into proposals for a new lorry parking area as an alternative to Operation Stack in Kent.
Unite has ruled out any further strike action at UPS’s London depot for the remainder of the year.