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. Freight operators are required to obtain a free permit, which is needed to be compliant with the scheme before enforcement begins on 26 October. The Direct Vision Standard seeks to tackle road danger at its source by minimising HGV blind spots. Based on how much a driver can see directly through their […]