Transport for London (TfL) is exhorting operators to follow the example of delivery firm Whistl and get their fleets ready for the introduction of its Direct Vision Standard (DVS). Whistl is working with connected vehicle technology firm Connexas to ensure its London fleet meet the regulations. DVS comes into force next March and will operate a star rating system which will grant safety permits to vehicles depending on the driver’s direct view through the windows of their cab. Amendments to […]
National Seaways Freight in Ireland is installing Camera Telematics’ multi-camera ‘Street Angel’ across its fleet to protect it against insurance fraud.
The relaxation of drivers’ hours rules has been extended until 30 December, in response to crippling port congestion, Covid-19 and “unusual demand patterns”.
Visitors to the virtual Commercial Motor Show at the end of September may have sat in on the break-out session on eco trucks, when Andrew Malcolm, chief executive of the Malcolm Group discussed a proposed trial of 48-tonne GCW trucks to feed railheads for intermodal operations.