Over a third of HGVs operating or entering Greater London are not ready for the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and HGV Permit Scheme which comes into force in October this year, according to a survey by fleet technology specialists CameraMatics. The survey asked 700 fleet managers how prepared their fleets were for the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and HGV Permit Scheme. The new scheme will require all HGVs over 12 tonnes GVW to hold a valid permit to enter or […]
The cost of regulatory compliance for operators that specialise in chemical distribution will continue to rise, as Brexit will not be able to offer any significant regulation changes in the sector, according to the Chemical Business Association (CBA).
The Olympic Route Network (ORN) will cease operation at midnight on Tuesday (14 August), meaning London’s roads will return to normal before the Paralympic Route Network’s activation at the end of this month. ORN signage will have been removed in full by Wednesday morning, with London’s roads Games restriction free ahead of the start of the Paralympics on 29 August. The PRN will have 8.7 miles of Games lanes, and is concentrated around East London. Areas and venues in use […]
Highways England, the body replacing the Highways Agency from 1 April, said it needs to strengthen its relationship with the logistics sector.