Keep up to date with the latest news from the BVRLA. You can browse our complete collection of articles below.
With Transport for London’s Direct Vision Standard now being enforced across London, the BVRLA was able to obtain a last-minute understanding for those companies who are in the process of purchasing compliant vehicles.
A new HGV Safety Permit based on the new Direct Vision Standard (DVS) is required for all HGVs over 12 tonnes driving within Greater London, with penalty charge notices issued from 1 March 2021.
Transport for London has today confirmed that no charges will be payable or enforced for non-compliant vehicles under the new Direct Vision Standard and the new Low Emission Zone until at least the end of February 2021.
Transport for London (TfL) has issued a report in response to its previous consultation on Direct Vision Standard (DVS).
The BVRLA has expressed concern that the Transport for London’s proposed Direct Vision Standard will not be the most effective measure to reduce accidents from HGVs driving in the Capital.
The BVRLA has responded to the consultation recognising the criticality of improving road safety for users and pedestrians. However, we remain concerned that the proposed DVS will not be the most effective measure to reduce accidents from vehicles passing through London.
Members are being reminded that the Transport for London’s second consultation on Direct Vision Standard closes on 18 February 2019.
Transport for London has issued another consultation on its proposed Direct Vision Standard (DVS). It wants further feedback on the Mayor of London’s plan to use DVS to reduce collisions involving vulnerable road users, such as pedestrians and cyclists.
Transport for London is launching the final consultation on its proposed Direct Vision Standard and HGV Safety Permit scheme on 8 January 2019
The Department for Transport has published a response to its Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy safety review call for evidence.
Last week, Transport for London (TfL) released the interim Direct Vision star ratings for Euro 4 HGVs as part of the development of its proposed Direct Vision Standard (DVS).