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Direct Vision Standard (DVS)

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MAN introduces digital side mirror system f...

Jul 12, 2021Comments off

MAN has introduced a range of new technical features for its TGX, TGS, TGM and TGL trucks, including a digital side mirror system. The MAN

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Three months of DVS ‘show lorries in ...

Jun 14, 2021Comments off

TfL says an initiative to protect vulnerable road users in London from the most dangerous heavy goods vehicles has “saved lives and improved road safety

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TfL issues 7,000 fines for direct vision st...

Jun 04, 2021Comments off

Three months after Transport for London (TfL) launched the direct vision standard for lorries across London, new figures show how fleets are adhering to the

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CCF introduces 27 tonne electric truck to i...

Apr 20, 2021Comments off

CCF has added a new 27 tonne electric curtainside truck to its fleet, following a three-year development project with Electra. The Travis Perkins Group business

Safety Permits

Lorry safety permits part of London’s...

Mar 04, 2021Comments off

London’s new Direct Vision Standard (DVS) for HGVs has come into force, aimed at tackling the issue of drivers’ blind spots by employing safety permits.

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Aeris reveals connectivity checklist for fl...

Mar 02, 2021Comments off

Aeris, an IoT technology leader, today announced a checklist for fleet operators highlighting the importance of cellular connectivity in obtaining the most reliable telematics/dashcam solution

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Geotab and VisionTrack offer DVS-compliant ...

Mar 01, 2021Comments off

Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, and VisionTrack, the leading supplier of video telematics technology, today announced the launch of VisionTrack’s government

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No extension for DVS deadline but apply bef...

Feb 08, 2021Comments off

Transport for London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) permit will be enforced from the beginning of March – and thousands of hauliers have still not applied.

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Over 100,000 HGVs with no Direct Vision Sta...

Jan 02, 2021Comments off

There remain more than 100,000 HGVs on London’s roads, whose operators have not yet applied for a Direct Vision Standard (DVS) permit, data from Transport