TfL urges HGV operators to apply now for free Direct Vision Standard Safety Permit

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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 […]