The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) for commercial vehicles in London is a positive step towards better HGV road safety, but does not go far enough. All goods vehicles over 12 tonnes now require a permit to drive into Greater London, including vehicles from outside the UK. Enforced by TfL, the DVS legislation is based on a ‘star rating’ indicating how much a driver can see directly from the cab in relation to other road users. The legislation aims to protect […]
TfL has launched the final consultation on its Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and associated Safe System permits.
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With just over a fortnight until enforcement of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) begins, less than 20% of HGVs are ready for the scheme, SmartWitness has warned.