London deputy mayor for transport Val Shawcross is retiring, it was announced today, after 18 years at the Greater London Authority. She will be replaced by Labour MP Heidi Alexander (pictured, right). Mayor Sadiq Khan said: “I want to thank Val (pictured centre) for the exceptional service she has given to London as an Assembly member and deputy mayor – and for her personal friendship. “Val is hugely respected by politicians from all parties and her deep expertise on transport in […]
Operators continue to face frustration and uncertainty over what the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) will look like when applied to the truck market.
Following confirmation that central London will have an Ultra Low Emission Zone from 2019, TfL has said an extension across greater London for HGVs will likely begin just over a year later.
The FTA has welcomed news that London’s T-Charge will commence on 23 October, providing a level playing field for all road users.