TfL is urging operators of HGVs over 12 tonnes to apply now for a free Direct Vision Standard (DVS) Safety Permit, ahead of enforcement action being implemented from 1 March 2021. Latest TfL data suggests that as many as 100,000 HGVs using the capital’s roads have yet to apply for their permit, despite facing the risk of a penalty charge notice of £550 for non-compliance (halved if paid within 14 days). DVS rules, which assign HGVs a star rating up […]
Operators interested in trialling alternative fuel vehicles on their urban delivery fleets should head along to next week’s LoCITY roadshow, taking place on 20 November at CEME Innovation Centre, Rainham, Essex.
TfL is still unsure about how much vehicle permits for the Direct Vision Standard will cost, as well as who will be responsible for awarding and regulating them.
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.