Industry experts have accused TfL of putting the cart before the horse with its Direct Vision Standard (DVS). Speaking at the Freight in the City Expo at Alexandra Palace this week (7 November), Ross Paterson, head of product and marketing at Mercedes-Benz, said customers were asking what star rating each model had on a daily basis. “We can’t simply answer that question; there is so much uncertainty about it, but nonetheless, customers need to buy some vehicles. They have to […]
Seven trade associations call on government to mitigate clean air zone impact or see hauliers go bust
Seven trade associations, including the FTA and BVRLA, have joined forces in a letter to government warning of the financial impact that clean air zones (CAZs) could have on HGV operators and local businesses.
The organisers of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games have said they have released details regarding the Games Route Network (GRN) but the Freight Transport Association has said its members still require more information.
TfL is still unsure about how much vehicle permits for the Direct Vision Standard will cost, as well as who will be responsible for awarding and regulating them.