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Hauliers fined more than 7,000 times for failure to comply with DVS

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Hauliers fined more than 7,000 times for failure to comply with DVS

Hauliers have been fined more than 7,000 times for failing to comply with Direct Vision Standards (DVS) with more than £1.9 million in fines being issued since introduction in March as reported by MotorTransport. Transport for London (TfL) is calling for more hauliers to apply for DVS permits. EchoMaster are more than happy to assist you with ensuring your vehicle is compliant with DVS.

EchoMaster supply a range of cameras and sensors that are specifically designed to ensure your vehicle is compliant with DVS. Make sure you check out our full range of options now to ensure you don’t receive any hefty fines which are as much as £550.

The DVS were introduced by TfL in March of this year in an effort to reduce the fatality rates of road users in incidents which involve vans and trucks. To date more than 136,000 permits have been issued, with TFL reporting more than 70,000 HGVs have had safe systems fitted

TfL’s Chritiana Calderato, Head of transport strategy and planning said, “In just a few months our Direct Vision Standard has helped to dramatically improve the safety of lorries and save lives. We want to thank all of the freight operators who have led the way in ensuring they only operate the safest lorries in London and across the UK and we would like to encourage any freight operators who haven’t yet applied for a safety permit to do so.”

For full details on how to comply with DVS please view our previous news item How to Comply with the Direct Vision Standard (DVS).

For more information on any of our products and to prepare your fleet for any future industry trends and regulations, please get in touch with our team who will be happy to help you with your unique business needs.

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