Another significant blow to the transport sector could come in the form of an extension of the Capital’s congestion charge zone, which has been suggested as a means of bailing out Transport for London (TfL). The RAC said the government had demanded the current zone be extended to encompass “a huge geographical area”, which would hit businesses hard. Logistics UK said it had written to transport secretary Grant Shapps in a plea to the government to think again about its […]
Police in Bristol have condemned the actions of arsonists who torched two Iceland delivery vans.
TfL has admitted it is “disappointed” that only 16 London Boroughs are currently Fors-accredited, and that a number of London Boroughs and other bodies including the Metropolitan Police continue to use sub-contractors who are not Fors-accredited.
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.