TfL has launched the final consultation on its Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and associated Safe System permits. The scheme, first announced by London mayor Sadiq Khan in September 2016, will rate lorries over 12 tonnes from zero to five stars according to the level of direct vision a driver has from the cab. It has been developed over the past two years using feedback from industry, truck manufacturers and academic research. Star ratings for Euro-6 lorries are now available directly […]
Trade associations have cautioned against adding further complexity into the London supply chain, after TfL went live with its latest Direct Vision Standard (DVS) consultation.
Pay-per-mile charging to use the capital’s roads could ease congestion and drive efficiency for freight operators, according to a new report by think tank Centre for London.
There must be greater separation of cyclists from other traffic, more education of the risk large vehicles pose, and continuing efforts by LGV operators to enhance vehicle safety if more cycling deaths are to be avoided.