09 November 2023 #Bus and Coach

Arriva in London has placed an order with Wrightbus for 34 more double deck battery electric StreetDeck Electroliner buses. The high-spec vehicles will arrive at Arriva’s Enfield depot in early 2024 and will serve passengers on Route 279, taking the

24 November 2022 #Bus and Coach

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that only three bus routes in the capital will now be ended following a consultation which saw more than 21,500 people share their feedback. Substantial cuts to the central and inner London bus network

11 November 2021 #TNB News #Van

Waitrose is to become the first supermarket in the UK to pilot electric vans equipped with wireless charging technology. As part of the trial scheme which will begin in the New Year, Waitrose will deliver groceries from its St Katharine’s

The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) for commercial vehicles over 12 tonnes was introduced in March to further improve road safety in London. Now operating 24/7 across the capital, the standard measures the driver’s direct field of vision from their cab,

13 May 2021 #TNB News #Van

DPD has announced Project BREATHE, an air quality monitoring programme focused on six of the UK’s largest cities. The project has already gone live in London and by the end of May will be joined by operations in Birmingham, Leeds,

16 July 2020 #Bus and Coach #News #TNB News

All London buses are once again taking payments for fares, after new measures designed to protect drivers and passengers from coronavirus were introduced across the entire TfL fleet. The reintroduction follows a detailed analyisis by University College London’s (UCL) Centre

19 March 2020 #News #TNB News #Truck

Delivery giant UPS has begun the testing of electric autonomous vehicles at its advanced technology hub in London. The company is exploring the sustainability and durability of the Gaussin ‘shifter’ vehicles for moving semi-trailers and containers around the facility. During

29 January 2020 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Truck

More than 8,000 HGV Safety Permits have been issued as part of the Direct Vision Standard so far, according to Transport for London (TfL). However, despite the encouraging start, TfL estimates that around 250,000 HGVs that enter London each year

22 January 2020 #CV Show #News #TNB News

All New Routemaster buses operating in the capital will be converted to make the rear and middle doors exit only. The move follows research which showed passengers using the doors to dodge fares was costing TfL around £3.6 million a

06 November 2019 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Truck

Operators can now apply for HGV Safety Permits a year ahead of the compulsory enforcement of London’s new Direct Vision Standard on 26 October 2020. Direct Vision Standard will target vehicle blind spots, with vehicles being awarded a star rating

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