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 […]
The extent of the pandemic’s impact on DVSA coffers has been revealed in a Parliamentary minute, which confirmed that the testing and enforcement agency will not be making a return in this financial year.
Professional drivers renewing their licences will not have to worry about the D4 medical after the government finally agreed to relax the requirement following mounting criticism it was failing to act.
Automatically treating HGV drivers found with stowaways in their vehicles as suspects in a criminal investigation is “a troubling development” amounting to an assumption of guilt, according to a transport lawyer.