Brigade Electronics has launched a Direct Vision Standard (DVS) star rating checker service to help fleet operators following the introduction of new regulations in London. The banning of HGVs with a zero-star rating – based on how much the driver can see from the vehicle’s cab – is only the start of the ambitious Direct Vision Standard for London, Brigade explained. It believes many fleet operators and logistics businesses could fall foul of the star-rating regulations when one- and two-star […]
Scania has completed its Next Generation line-up with the launch of the low entry L-series cab, designed for urban operations where direct vision is essential.
SmartWitness UK said it had found non-UK hauliers “really frustrated” by the Direct Vision Standard scheme and many were still looking to boycott London rather than shell out thousands of pounds to make their fleets compliant.
Industry experts have accused TfL of putting the cart before the horse with its Direct Vision Standard (DVS).