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 […]
TfL is urging the use of alternative routes during peak times while construction work to upgrade cycle superhighway 2 (CS2) takes place.
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”