Transport for London (TfL) is calling on hauliers to make sure they apply now for their HGV Safety Permit or risk facing a fine of £550 from 1 March when entering London. TfL is warning that applications “take time to process” and is urging hauliers to act now. The free permit will be required for all HGVs over 12 tonnes driving within Greater London. It is part of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) which is a key element in London’s […]
Operators should soon be able to see how promptly large firms pay their bills under government proposals announced last week designed to name and shame businesses that “ride roughshod over their suppliers”.
Revisions could be made to the UK’s flagship HGV Road User Levy to make it compliant with EU rules, a source said this week.
UPS said it was working hard to mitigate an increase in ‘cash on delivery’ (CoD) transactions taking place when goods are delivered, after concerns were raised about drivers’ safety.