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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 BVRLA has responded to the Government’s consultation on the rules on safe use of automated vehicles on British roads ahead of the Automated Lane Keeping Systems consultation, due out later this year.
The Government has set out how vehicles fitted with Automated Lane Keeping System technology could legally be defined as self-driving if they receive GB type approval and there is no evidence to challenge the vehicle’s ability to self-drive.
The Motor Insurers’ Bureau is in the final stages of implementing a new service to support Road Traffic Accident low-value personal injury claims.
The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency is advising HGV operators of vehicles and trailers due an annual test in August, September, October or November 2021 to consider moving tests to an earlier date.
If you break down - go left! That’s the message from Highways England as it launches its biggest ever campaign to help drivers feel safer on the country’s motorways.
With Transport for London’s Direct Vision Standard now being enforced across London, the BVRLA was able to obtain a last-minute understanding for those companies who are in the process of purchasing compliant vehicles.
Transport for London has introduced grace periods for both the changes to the London Low Emission Zone and Direct Vision Standard schemes that begin on 1 March 2021.
Transport for London has confirmed that although enforcement of the Direct Vision Standard will begin on 1 March, fleets who have begun the process to be compliant will be put on an ‘allow list’ allowing 90-days grace.
Despite a dramatic fall in car use seen during the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic, the poor state of local roads is officially the UK’s most widespread motoring concern in 2020, according to research carried out for the RAC’s annual Report on Motoring.
The BVRLA and Driving for Better Business, the government-backed Highways England programme to help raise standards in managing work-related road risk, are supporting a call by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for feedback to help them improve their guidance.