TfL has launched the final consultation on its Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and associated Safe System permits. The scheme, first announced by London mayor Sadiq Khan in September 2016, will rate lorries over 12 tonnes from zero to five stars according to the level of direct vision a driver has from the cab. It has been developed over the past two years using feedback from industry, truck manufacturers and academic research. Star ratings for Euro-6 lorries are now available directly […]
Transport for London (TfL) has held an Olympic briefing with members of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) to build ties ahead of this summer’s Games. Despite APN representing eight networks consisting of more than 650 hauliers, chairman Paul Sanders has previously expressed frustration at a lack of engagement with Olympic organisers, which the event rectified. Sanders complimented TfL on bringing his members up to speed, and describes the meeting late last month as positive and productive, although he concedes […]
Wincanton’s head of Industrial and Transport has called for an end to the piecemeal approach to clean air zone rules across the UK.
New guidance for fleet operators wishing to make out-of-hours deliveries was launched by TfL at the inaugural Quiet Cities global summit held in London this week.