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New guidance designed to prevent commercial vehicles, including vans, lorries, buses, coaches and even cranes, from being used as weapons in acts of terrorism has been published.
The Autumn 2020 edition of the association’s newsletter, BVRLA News, is now available online.
As the UK terror threat is raised to ‘severe’ the BVRLA would like to remind members to remain vigilant.
In March 2017, National Counter Terrorism Policing launched ACT (Action Counters Terrorism), a new branding platform which incorporates all of UK’s counter-terrorism external campaigns to warn, inform and reassure the public.
The BVRLA would like to remind members that it has a suite of helpful resources to support them with compliance against the Rental Vehicle Security Scheme.
The BVRLA has been shortlisted for a national Counter Terrorism Award for its work increasing awareness across the vehicle rental sector and helping to mitigate the risk of vehicles being used as weapons.
The BVRLA has developed a bespoke Counter-Terrorism Awareness training resource tailored specifically for those operating in the daily rental of cars and vans.
The BVRLA has written on behalf of the rental sector to the Chief Coroner of the London Bridge and Borough Market inquest, following the terrorist attack where rental vehicles were used as weapons.
The Government has enlisted the BVRLA to act as an approved partner to monitor and assess compliance against its Rental Vehicle Security Scheme. This will see all 455 Rental and Commercial Vehicle member organisations automatically signed-up to the scheme as part of BVRLA membership.
The Government has signed an agreement with the BVRLA, the UK trade body for the vehicle rental and leasing sector, to act as an approved partner to monitor and assess compliance against its Rental Vehicle Security Scheme (RVSS).
The Department for Transport has issued some best practice guidance to help mitigate the threat of commercial vehicles being used as a weapon.
The BVRLA’s Chief Executive Gerry Keaney recently wrote to rental and commercial vehicle members who are yet to sign up to the RVSS (the Department for Transport’s Rental Vehicle Security Scheme), to emphasise the importance of taking part in this important counter terrorism initiative.