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 […]
Motor Transport has teamed up with Brigade Electronics to bring operators running into London a webinar on TfL’s Direct Vision Standard to be held on 19 May 2020. From February 2021 it is expected an estimated 250,000 trucks over 12 tonnes GVW running into Greater London must have a Direct Vision Standard (DVS) permit. DVS will rate trucks from zero to five stars on the amount of visibility drivers have from their cab of other road users around their vehicle, […]
Brigade Electronics chairman and chief executive Chris Hanson-Abbott has called for the fitment of more safety systems on vehicles to be made mandatory, after being presented with an OBE for services to vehicle road safety.
EV Cargo’s Palletforce has announced a further £30,000 investment in driver welfare at its SuperHub.