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Your vehicle is hit by a third-party vehicle, which does not stop. By chance you have CCTV which identifies the registration of the offending vehicle. The police cannot identify the driver, it could be any one of several people and no one is owning up.
The commercial vehicle industry is one of relatively high risk. Large, metal machines towering over their operators; heavy loads of hazardous waste and other articles; and long days of hard driving; means there are several dangers prevalent.
Under the DVS proposals only HGVs rated three star and above would be allowed into London from 2024 and zero star rated HGVs would be banned from or restricted on London’s roads by 2020.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) officers will be carrying out emissions checks at the roadside on commercial vehicles from August 2017.
Consultation on the proposal to introduce the ULEZ in central London in April 2019 rather than September 2020; proposed changes to the sunset periods; and the proposal to introduce a new PM standard for diesel vehicles in 2019.
The Road Haulage Association is now giving UK haulage and logistics firms (whether or not they are RHA members) the chance to sign up to its legal action for compensation against truck manufacturers found guilty of illegal price fixing.
The European Commission has published its Mobility and Transport Package. Once passed, this legislation will result in important changes to the existing body of EU law regulating road transport.
“Pay per person” regulatory compliance training geared towards Transport Managers and operational teams.
A number of instances of digital tachograph cards malfunctioning and giving an ‘error 48’ (indicating the card has expired) have been reported, where the card date is actually still valid.
The Parliamentary Advisory Council on Transport Safety (PACTS) recently held a conference in London to examine how road traffic collisions could be better investigated