SmartWitness UK said it had found non-UK hauliers “really frustrated” by the Direct Vision Standard scheme and many were still looking to boycott London rather than shell out thousands of pounds to make their fleets compliant. However, it added that their stance could prove beneficial to UK hauliers who are ready for the safety scheme, which comes into force on 1 March. “The result has been that many south-east based haulage firms who have done their compliance with us are […]
Up to a dozen customs controls posts offering parking to tens of thousands of trucks are to be built across the country, with at least five earmarked for Kent, in preparation for the UK’s exit from the UK.
A planning appeal by developers wanting to overhaul vehicle movements at a controversial warehouse in Milton Keynes so that lorries could operate 24/7 has been dismissed.
The latest developments in urban truck safety will be on display at ExceL London next month when the Clocs Exhibition once again comes to the capital. Now in its fourth year, the event was borne out of the Clocs road safety initiative created by TfL in 2012, and is now one of the leading showcase events for urban vehicle safety. The main heavy duty truck manufacturers will be present this year, many of whom will be demonstrating their response to […]