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. Speaking at the RHA’s Spring Conference in Birmingham last week, TfL head of delivery planning Christina Calderato said decisions such as these will be decided in the next phase of the scheme’s design. She told delegates: “In terms of the permit scheme, we don’t know. That’s the next phase of work. Who […]
Transport for London (TfL) has proposed refusing to accept congestion charge payments from unauthorised third parties in an attempt to clamp down on ‘bogus’ services which often look like its official payment site but can charge vehicle owners excessively in order to pay for the charge.
HIAB, the UK market leader in truck-mounted lift trucks (TMLT), skip and hook loaders and truck-mounted cranes, is opening a network of eight dedicated service centres around the UK to provide a one-stop-shop for the repair and maintenance of this increasingly sophisticated equipment. MT caught up with Rogier van der Linde, MD UK & Ireland at HIAB, at the recent official opening of the first of these centres in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.
TfL’s Safer Lorries Scheme, which is being developed with support from London Councils, has entered its final consultation phase and is on track to go live next summer.