Direct Vision Standard (DVS)

All about TfL’s new regulations affecting all HGVs over 12 tonnes

Direct Vision Standard (DVS)

WHAT IS DVS?

The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and safety permit for HGVs is part of the Mayor of London’s Vision Zero plan to eliminate all deaths and serious injuries on London’s transport network by 2041.

The Direct Vision Standard will be implemented and enforced by TfL and measures how much an HGV driver can see directly through their cab windows. This indicates the level of risk to vulnerable road users, such as people walking and cycling near the vehicle. Get the full details from our experts here.

HOW TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT DVS

If you have any questions about how the DVS system works, about the potential timelines or any questions about installations and vehicle tech, please contact our team now.

You can also download our full guide to the DVS here, that features more detail on the specifics of the regulations, their enforcement and mitigating technologies.

sales@rsconnect.com or 01675 624 035.

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