Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it has issued more than 8,000 HGV safety permits as part of the Direct Vision Standard since it launched last October. Freight operators are required to obtain a free permit, which is needed to be compliant with the scheme before enforcement begins on 26 October. The Direct Vision Standard seeks to tackle road danger at its source by minimising HGV blind spots. Based on how much a driver can see directly through their […]
With London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) having launched on 8 April, LoCITY took the focus of its latest industry roadshow beyond this world-first policy and into the future of cleaner fuels for commercial vehicles.
The MT team is back in the podcast studio after a summer break, and if you’re ready for a hit of the latest news being dissected and discussed, the latest Motor Transport Podcast will not disappoint.
Operators delivering into and around London are reminded that the Olympic Route Network (ORN) is live as of today (25 July) and will remain in place until 14 August. All traffic can use the vast majority of the 109-mile long ORN, it is just the dedicated Games Lanes that are reserved for accredited Games vehicles and on-call emergency vehicles. The ORN is operational between the hours of 6am and midnight, during which time no stopping or unloading is permitted on […]