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The Department for Transport has launched a consultation seeking views on proposals to phase out the sale of new diesel and petrol heavy goods vehicles (HGVs).
The BVRLA's Van Plan paper sets out some of the unique challenges our commercial vehicle members are facing as they seek to accelerate their adoption of zero emission vans.
The Government needs to pay special attention to the needs of van users if it wants to see this portion of the fleet market hit the 2030 phase-out target, according to the BVRLA.
The latest SMMT figures highlight growth in the light commercial vehicle sector and the BVRLA is supporting LCV operators by offering a range of training courses to support this market growth.
BVRLA rental and commercial vehicle members are being invited to take part in a review of the Government’s Rental Vehicle Security Scheme (RVSS) introduced in December 2018.
The DVLA has launched an online service to apply and pay for a driver digital tachograph card, which is expected to be quicker and easier than a previous paper application.
As part of the Heavy Vehicle Testing Review, The Department for Transport has asked the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency to consider allowing more Authorised Testing Facilities to open.
The Department for Transport has published a consultation on planned legislative changes to the Trailer Registration Regulations 2018 and the associated trailer registration scheme.
Members involved in renting or leasing light or heavy commercial vehicles can benefit from the BVRLA’s new course looking at the fundamental legislation and regulations that underpin the correct operation of CVs.
Transport for London has raised concerns that some logistics operators are reporting that rented trailers are not always fitted with the rear warning signage now required as part of the new HGV safety permit system in greater London.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency found that 1-in-12 tyres were underinflated when they conducted a trial using new technology as part of a scheme funded by Highways England.
Under the terms of the EU withdrawal agreement, the UK has committed to introducing an operators’ licence regime for vans going abroad, including those taken between Northern and Southern Ireland.