Transport for London has refused to extend the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) grace period after Logistics UK said a shortage of parts and vehicles was making compliance difficult for operators. In a letter to the association, TfL said the industry had already “had a significant amount of time to prepare” for the safety scheme. It also said 13 people walking and cycling in London had died in collisions with HGVs last year and so “in this context, our view is […]
London Direct Vision Standard and stricter enforcement of Low Emission Zone postponed until next February
London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and stricter enforcement of the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) have been postponed until February next year.
Cemex, which has been shortlisted for the Motor Transport Safety in Operation award, has achieved Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors) gold status for its national fleet.
Motor Transport has teamed up with Brigade Electronics to bring operators running into London a webinar on TfL’s Direct Vision Standard to be held on 19 May 2020. From February 2021 it is expected an estimated 250,000 trucks over 12 tonnes GVW running into Greater London must have a Direct Vision Standard (DVS) permit. DVS will rate trucks from zero to five stars on the amount of visibility drivers have from their cab of other road users around their vehicle, […]