As TfL kicks off the process for hauliers to apply for their London HGV Safety Permits today, the RHA and FTA continue to voice serious concerns over the scheme. Hauliers have a year from today (28 October) to apply for the permits, as part of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) which launches in October next year. Under the standard, HGVs over 12 tonnes are rated from zero to five, based on how much drivers can see directly through their cab […]
Gloucestershire haulier The Cullimore Group has nominated two of its drivers for the Road Haulage Association’s (RHA) HGV Heroes campaign, running to 13 August.
RHA chief executive Richard Burnett has called for better refuge areas and clearer signage on Smart motorways amid growing industry calls for the idea to be scrapped.
There is to be no mandatory registration and testing scheme for trailers, after a review found human error is a far more common reason for serious incidents.