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.
London transport commissioner Sir Peter Hendy has stepped down to take the role of chairman at Network Rail.
Motor Transport has teamed up with Brigade Electronics to bring operators running into London a webinar on TfL’s Direct Vision Standard to be held on 19 May 2020. From February 2021 it is expected an estimated 250,000 trucks over 12 tonnes GVW running into Greater London must have a Direct Vision Standard (DVS) permit. DVS will rate trucks from zero to five stars on the amount of visibility drivers have from their cab of other road users around their vehicle, […]