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 […]
Refuse and recycling drivers and loaders at Reigate and Banstead Borough Council are planning strikes over the summer unless last-minute talks this week are successful.
The FTA has welcomed proposals from local government secretary Eric Pickles that would give businesses the power to force a review of local parking restrictions they are unhappy with. Under the proposals, which went to consultation earlier this month, individuals or businesses would be able to force a council review of parking rules and enforcement by raising a petition signed by at least 50 people, or at least 10% of the residents or businesses in the affected local area. Councils […]
Canute has launched a new cycle safety scheme in conjunction with its supply chain client Wilko’s.