Improved mirrors to boost cycle safety will be mandatory on new HGVs next year


 

Improved mirrors that eliminate HGV blind spots will become mandatory on newly registered vehicles from July of next year across the EU. The measure, championed by the UK government, was adopted following a vote yesterday (16 December) by the European Commission. For the first time it will be mandatory for all newly registered vehicles in the UK to have the improved mirrors. The new safety standard has been developed by the DfT, and Motortransport.co.uk understands that rather than a specific […]