Brigade Electronics is warning operators to be aware that TfL has changed the Direct Vision Standards on the positioning of sensors on articulated trucks. The changes were prompted by concerns that sensors fitted to articulated lorries could be triggered by the truck turning left rather than by the presence of a cyclist or pedestrian. The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) specification has been altered to make clear that that sensors on artic cabs must be “suitably positioned to provide sufficient coverage, […]
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.
TfL urges operators to apply for HGV safety permit by 26 October to comply with new Direct Vision Standard
Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it has issued more than 8,000 HGV safety permits as part of the Direct Vision Standard since it launched last October.
As London HGV Safety Permits come up for grabs transport associations slam scheme as an “expensive distraction”
As TfL kicks off the process for hauliers to apply for their London HGV Safety Permits today, the RHA and FTA continue to voice serious concerns over the scheme.