TfL is urging operators of HGVs over 12 tonnes to apply now for a free Direct Vision Standard (DVS) Safety Permit, ahead of enforcement action being implemented from 1 March 2021. Latest TfL data suggests that as many as 100,000 HGVs using the capital’s roads have yet to apply for their permit, despite facing the risk of a penalty charge notice of £550 for non-compliance (halved if paid within 14 days). DVS rules, which assign HGVs a star rating up […]
Hauliers left to find out their own Direct Vision Standard ratings, after TfL surrenders responsibility
The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) ratings for Euro-6 trucks are now available, but in an unexpected twist TfL has placed the burden of finding out what they are onto the shoulders of hauliers and truck manufacturers.
Wilson James has been award gold in TfL’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) for its London Construction Consolidation Centre in Silvertown.
A fourth consultation into London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) has launched, despite an FTA warning that the mayor’s initiative will not achieve zero vehicular harm.