TfL has published guidance about its HGV Safety Permit scheme, promising there will be no charge for the permits themselves. The permit scheme, announced last year, is designed to recognise efforts made by hauliers in regards fitting camera and sensor systems, which were not included in the first draft of the Direct Vision Scheme (DVS). DVS will rate HGVs depending on the level of a driver’s direct vision from a cab. HGVs will be given a rating between ‘zero-star’ (lowest) […]
London Direct Vision Standard and stricter enforcement of Low Emission Zone postponed until next February
London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and stricter enforcement of the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) have been postponed until February next year.
Operators continue to face frustration and uncertainty over what the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) will look like when applied to the truck market.
Ketra Logistics has taken delivery of 14 DAF rigids all compliant with London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS), in a bid to make the fleet as safe as possible.