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 […]
The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) could spark disaster for supply chains, with European hauliers not prepared to deliver into London, according to Kent-based Rendrive Haulage.
The RHA has been forced to defend itself over renewed industry claims that a public inquiry (PI) which could have rejected the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) was not held because the trade association withdrew its formal objections.
Ketra Logistics has taken delivery of 14 DAF rigids all compliant with London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS), in a bid to make the fleet as safe as possible.