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 […]
The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men.
Freight has been given greater prominence by TfL with the creation of a free-standing Freight Delivery Unit.
A Fors Governance and Standards Advisory Group (GSAG) has been created to champion the direction and integrity of the scheme as it rolls out nationally.