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 has launched the final consultation on its Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and associated Safe System permits.
Loughborough University has unveiled a new design of truck it claims could save the lives of hundreds of cyclists and pedestrians.
TfL has created an ‘allow list’ of vehicles for operators who have applied for its Direct Vision Standard safety permits before 1 March or are in the process of having the Safe System equipment fitted in order to qualify for a permit but have not yet received it.