Both the RHA and FTA have reiterated their opposition to TfL’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) arguing there are more effective ways to reduce vulnerable road user casualties on the capital’s roads. The statements came as TfL marked three months to go until hauliers are able to apply for safety permits, a core requirement of the scheme. The DVS uses a star system to rate HGVs over 12 tonnes from zero (lowest) to five (highest), based on how much a driver […]
The head of road freight and transport policy at the FTA has predicted a hectic final year ahead for Driver CPC, but believes the industry can ultimately meet the challenge.
FTA members have expressed safety fears over the government’s decision to allow heavier, faster agricultural vehicles on UK roads.
COVID-19: FTA requests extension to transition period for leaving EU and suspension of clean air zones and Direct Vision Standard
The FTA has requested an extension to the current transition period for leaving the EU in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic.