The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) ratings for Euro-6 trucks are now available, but in an unexpected twist TfL has placed the burden of finding out what they are onto the shoulders of hauliers and truck manufacturers. The DVS sees HGVs rated in regards the direct vision available from each cab, with zero the lowest rating and five the highest. From 2020, any truck rated zero will be banned from entering London, unless they meet the requirements for a new safety […]
Cyclists will be able to get an HGV driver’s view of the road at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference next month.
Operators entering the capital could be forced to retrofit larger windows in their HGVs’ cab doors at an estimated cost of £1,000 a piece, if London mayor Boris Johnson gets his way.
The former head of London Underground and Rail has been named as transport commissioner Peter Hendy’s successor.