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 (TfL) is ending its van scrappage scheme on August 28.
Less than one in four fleet managers say they are ready for the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and HGV Permit Scheme.
The re-introduction of the congestion charge and ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) from today (Monday, May 18), has been blasted by fleet trade associations.
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 commercial fleet industry has welcomed the suspension of all road-user charges in London from today (Monday, March 23) due to the coronavirus crisis.
The Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Safety Permits are part of London's Direct Vision Standard.
The Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) has launched London Freight Lab, a scheme to find new ways of making freight safer, cleaner and more efficient.
TfL is to start issuing fines for vehicles that are more than two metres wide or two metres high, or goods vehicles weighing more than two tonnes.
Commercial fleet operators are urged to act now with less than a year to go before London's Direct Vision Standard (DVS) is introduced.
New Freight and Servicing Action plan wants to reduce the number of lorries and vans entering central London during the morning peak by 10% by 2026.
The London Assembly transport committee is calling on the Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) to reinstate a dedicated freight team.
The van scrappage scheme aims to help micro-businesses and charities prepare for London's 24-hour, seven-days-a week ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) from April 8.
London’s ULEZ will damage small businesses while delivering limited air quality improvements, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
A new £23 million scrappage scheme to help take the most polluting vans off London roads has been launched to prepare for the ultra-ow emission zone (ULEZ).
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.
Dawes Highway Safety is hoping to make the fitment of its flat panel side guard safety system mandatory to help reduce accidents with pedestrians and cyclists.
Transport for London has awarded six business a share of £230,000 for innovative freight projects that aim to reduce traffic and improve air quality.