TfL will hold its third and final public consultation for its Direct Vision Standard (DVS) in January 2019. Speaking in a slot at the Knowledge Zone, hosted at Freight in the City Expo this week (6 November), Alina Tuerk, delivery planning manager at TfL, told delegates the consultation would take place early next year, likely from 8 January. A component of the consultation will be how best to provide hauliers with information on qualifying equipment for the proposed Safe System, […]
With just over a fortnight until enforcement of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) begins, less than 20% of HGVs are ready for the scheme, SmartWitness has warned.
Transport for London (TfL) has released its Olympic Freight Journey Planner, to help operators navigate the disruption London 2012 will bring this summer. The Pie Mapping developed planner calculates the most appropriate route for operators to take during the Games period based on the date and time of day and the vehicle’s dimensions. Although free to all, the journey planner offers further functionality to members of TfL’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme. This includes the ability to save your routes, chosen […]
A new report has called into question the effectiveness of safety mirrors fitted to LGVs as a means of preventing accidents involving cyclists.