A fourth consultation into London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) has launched, despite an FTA warning that the mayor’s initiative will not achieve zero vehicular harm. TfL wants public feedback on its final scheme proposals and the proposed traffic regulation order required to implement its DVS scheme. The consultation follows three previous rounds since 2016 and TfL said it has so far received positive feedback from the public on its “world-first proposal to revolutionise the safety of heavy goods vehicles on […]
Industry associations remain divided over the support the logistics sector requires during the COVID-19 crisis, with the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) demanding a fuel duty derogation and the FTA preferring the Treasury concentrate on alleviating fixed costs.
The road transport industry battled on against the ‘beast from the east’ and Storm Emma this week, but many operators have been left counting the cost.