TfL has published guidance about its HGV Safety Permit scheme, promising there will be no charge for the permits themselves. The permit scheme, announced last year, is designed to recognise efforts made by hauliers in regards fitting camera and sensor systems, which were not included in the first draft of the Direct Vision Scheme (DVS). DVS will rate HGVs depending on the level of a driver’s direct vision from a cab. HGVs will be given a rating between ‘zero-star’ (lowest) […]
As London HGV Safety Permits come up for grabs transport associations slam scheme as an “expensive distraction”
As TfL kicks off the process for hauliers to apply for their London HGV Safety Permits today, the RHA and FTA continue to voice serious concerns over the scheme.
Loughborough University has unveiled a new design of truck it claims could save the lives of hundreds of cyclists and pedestrians.
Operators continue to face frustration and uncertainty over what the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) will look like when applied to the truck market.