Loughborough University has unveiled a new design of truck it claims could save the lives of hundreds of cyclists and pedestrians. The Direct Vision concept, based on a previous design from the University of Aachen (FKA), features a cab 80cm longer than normal trucks with a rounded nose, smaller dashboard, expanded glazed areas and a 230mm lower driving position, all of which is said to increase the driver’s field of view of the front and side by 50% compared to […]
HGVs will need to be Euro-6 to enter the whole of Greater London from 26 October 2020 or face fines of up to £300 for the oldest models.
The FTA has accused London mayor Sadiq Khan of scoring “a spectacular own goal” in his plans to clean up the capital’s air quality, due to the confusion over the Direct Vision Standard (DVS).
The latest developments in urban truck safety will be on display at ExceL London next month when the Clocs Exhibition once again comes to the capital. Now in its fourth year, the event was borne out of the Clocs road safety initiative created by TfL in 2012, and is now one of the leading showcase events for urban vehicle safety. The main heavy duty truck manufacturers will be present this year, many of whom will be demonstrating their response to […]