UK HGV registrations fell by -2.3% for Quarter 1 2022 as global shortages of key components continue to restrict deliveries. The total of registrations in the first three months of 2022 is 9,837, down 227 from Q1 2021 according to the SMMT.

Similarly, registrations of new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) fell for its sixth consecutive month, recording a -23% decrease in June.

Launched in October 2019, with enforcement commencing on 1 March 2021, Transport for London have published a report on the first year of its pioneering Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and Safety Permit.