Transport for London

zero-emission

Mayor of London announces that all new buse...

Sep 20, 2021Comments off

As the UK prepares to host the important COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that all new

direct vision standard

TfL issues 7,000 fines for direct vision st...

Jun 04, 2021Comments off

Three months after Transport for London (TfL) launched the direct vision standard for lorries across London, new figures show how fleets are adhering to the

DVS

No extension for DVS deadline but apply bef...

Feb 08, 2021Comments off

Transport for London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) permit will be enforced from the beginning of March – and thousands of hauliers have still not applied.

Direct Vision Standard

Over 100,000 HGVs with no Direct Vision Sta...

Jan 02, 2021Comments off

There remain more than 100,000 HGVs on London’s roads, whose operators have not yet applied for a Direct Vision Standard (DVS) permit, data from Transport

DVS

Transport for London slammed for ignoring r...

Sep 11, 2020Comments off

The looming Direct Vision Standard (DVS) for commercial vehicles in London ‘bizarrely’ ignores the proven effectiveness of safety tech like reversing alarms, claims a leading

Congestion Charge

Response to the re-introduction of the Cong...

May 18, 2020Comments off

Congestion Charge increases – AA reaction: Commenting on the increases to Congestion Charges announced by TfL, Edmund King, AA president, said: “Even though TfL were

Congestion Charge

Congestion Charge for London returns with p...

May 18, 2020Comments off

Under the terms of a £1.6bn government bailout, the congestion charge in London will be re-introduced from today (18 May 2020). The bailout was emergency

TfL

TfL suspends all road user charging schemes

Mar 23, 2020Comments off

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has asked TfL to make this change to ensure London’s critical workers are able to travel round London in

GEM offers tips for staying legal on London...

Mar 02, 2020Comments off

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is reminding drivers and riders that a blanket 20mph speed limit comes into force on Monday 2

Direct Vision

Direct Vision specification updated to prev...

Jan 22, 2020Comments off

Transport for London (TfL) has revised the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) to ease the fitting of sensors to articulated lorries. The update is designed to