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Thousands of lorries face ban under TfL’s star rating system

Transport for London’s proposed Direct Vision Standard for lorries could see thousands of vehicles banned on safety grounds from the capital’s streets by 2020.

Andrew Forster
03 February 2017
Zero star rating vision model
Zero star rating vision model
Five star rating vision model
Five star rating vision model

 

Transport for London has just launched a consultation on its proposed new star rating system for lorries that, it hopes, will significantly reduce the number of cyclists and pedestrians killed or seriously injured on the capital’s streets. 

The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) applies a star rating from 0 to 5 to every model of HGV, based on the level of vision the driver has directly from the cab. Zero star-rated HGVs will be banned from London’s roads from January 2020. From 2024...

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