The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) is being introduced by TfL on 1 March after being postponed from its original implementation date of October 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. From March, any HGV over 12 tonnes other than a few exempt specialist vehicles such as mobile cranes must either have a one star rating for driver direct vision from the cab or be fitted with an approved safe system of cameras and sensors to enter Greater London or the operator […]
TfL is set to enforce the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and tighten the London-wide Low Emission Zone (LEZ) from 1 March 2021, despite industry calls for both schemes to be further delayed during the pandemic.
Transport for London (TfL) is exhorting operators to follow the example of delivery firm Whistl and get their fleets ready for the introduction of its Direct Vision Standard (DVS).
Have you met a professional driver who is not concerned about road safety? All of us who have driven a 16.5m or 18.75m long vehicle in city traffic are acutely aware of the additional hazards presented by pedestrians and cyclists around us, particularly in poor visibility. If the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) being introduced by Transport for London (TfL) on 1 March helps to remove some of the stress involved in city driving and reduces the number of people who […]