New partnership aims to transform last-mile logistics and deal struck for direct vision compliant trucks.
Three months after TfL launched the direct vision standard for lorries across London, new figures show how fleets are adhering to the rules.
Ketra Logistics has taken delivery of 14 new trucks on a contract hire agreement with Ryder.
Fleet operators that send vehicles into France must ensure that they adhere to new safety regulations introduced on January 1, or they could face fines.
The London Direct Vision Standard will be enforced from today (March 1), with fines of up to £550 for non-compliant vehicles.
Transport for London (TfL) has issued 50,000 Direct Vision Permits to date, accounting for just 12% of currently licenced HGVs.
There remain over 100,000 HGVs on London’s roads, whose operators have not yet applied for a Direct Vision Standard (SVS) permit, data from Transport for London (TfL) shows.
Transport for London (TfL) is urging fleet managers to “not get caught out” by the introduction of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS), in March 2021.
The new scrappage scheme has been launched ahead of the introduction of tighter emissions standards for London's Low Emission Zone (LEZ).
Whistl has placed an order with Connexas to ensure that its fleet of 30 Bedford-based vehicles are compliant with the Direct Vision Standard.
Transport for London’s (TfL) Direct Vision Standard (DVS) scheme has been criticised for ignoring ‘indirect vision’ elements such as the blind spots behind a truck.
Fleet operators are being warned that their insurance may not be valid if their vehicles do not comply with new Direct Vision Standard from October 26, despite enforcement being delayed until March 2021.
Less than one in four fleet managers say they are ready for the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and HGV Permit Scheme.
By Phil Lloyd, head of engineering and vehicle standards at the Freight Transport Association (FTA)
Demands currently faced by the commercial fleet sector could have made compliance with the new standards difficult to achieve.
Teletrac Navman has launched the DVS Safe System, a new technology package aimed at helping fleet operators meet London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS).
The Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Safety Permits are part of London's Direct Vision Standard.
Transport for London (TfL) has revised the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) to ease the fitting of sensors to articulated lorries.
Commercial fleet operators are urged to act now with less than a year to go before London's Direct Vision Standard (DVS) is introduced.
TfL says it has received a lot of interest in its scheme both in the UK and in mainland Europe, and it is keen to see the safety standard rolled out nationwide.