Tideway, the organisation behind London’s ‘super sewer’ project, believes high direct vision truck cabs will become the norm across the construction sector. Speaking at Freight in the City Expo last week, Tideway shared data collected so far from a trial of 15 Dennis Eagle Elite 6 low-entry cab (LEC) tippers used at its onstruction sites, which joined the fleet in July. Tideway contractor S Walsh & Sons, fleet operator at the trial sites, compared their on-the-job performance to a Volvo […]
TfL has created an ‘allow list’ of vehicles for operators who have applied for its Direct Vision Standard safety permits before 1 March or are in the process of having the Safe System equipment fitted in order to qualify for a permit but have not yet received it.
The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) is being introduced by TfL on 1 March after being postponed from its original implementation date of October 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Both DPD UK and UPS (via Cross River Partnership) provided delegates at Freight in the City 2018 with more details on their respective electric-powered urban distribution operations in the capital.