Everything tagged with Direct Vision

Blog post: GOOD NEWS! Most dangerous lorries to be banned from London's streets

Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced moves to fulfil one of his key #signforcycling pledges - to take a bold step towards ending lorry danger by making "Direct Vision" lorries, which are the safest type available, the standard on London's ro...

Blog post: EU must mandate direct vision lorry standards – response to new study

EU must mandate direct vision lorry standards – response to new study A new, and detailed, Loughborough University  comparative study of safer lorries shows some trucks have several extensive blind spots while others enjoy clear visio...

Blog post: Our campaigning pays off as safer lorries start to roll off the production lines

Campaigning pays off as safer lorries start to roll off the production lines  From an LCC mock-up of a lorry with a low entry cab and much improved direct vision just four  years ago,  to a record  twenty eight HGVs lorries wi...

Blog post: Minister backs 'safe systems' and safer lorries

PACTS (the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety) has released a transcript of a meeting with road safety minister Andrew Jones in which he  makes clear the Government’s commitment in, its Road Safety Statement,  to &...

Blog post: European MEPs vote for safer Direct Vision Lorries, now legislation needs government support

In a crucial vote on Tuesday 18 March 2014 the European Parliament Transport Committee brought genuinely Safer Urban Lorries (see above) a step closer to becoming a reality on London's streets. This is a major victory for all those who have bee...