Operators continue to face frustration and uncertainty over what the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) will look like when applied to the truck market. TfL’s proposed DVS will rate trucks over 12 tonnes on a scale of zero to five depending on the level of visibility the driver has from his seat. By 2020, all zero-rated trucks will be banned from the capital, and by 2024, only those with a three-star rating or above will be permitted entry. The aim of […]
SmartWitness UK said it had found non-UK hauliers “really frustrated” by the Direct Vision Standard scheme and many were still looking to boycott London rather than shell out thousands of pounds to make their fleets compliant.
TfL will be launching the Freight Compliance Unit (FCU) this summer to serve as the central point for all enforcement activity against HGVs in the capital.
As London HGV Safety Permits come up for grabs transport associations slam scheme as an “expensive distraction”
As TfL kicks off the process for hauliers to apply for their London HGV Safety Permits today, the RHA and FTA continue to voice serious concerns over the scheme.