WHAT IS DIRECT VISION STANDARD (DVS) ?


DVS ENFORCEMENT DATE COUNTDOWN !


 direct vision standard

After February 2021, HGV’s over 12t will need a safety permit to enter greater London. CV Electronics has a comprehensive range of direct vision standard (DVS) compliant electrical & signage kits. Our DVS safe systems conveniently provide the full range of electrical & signage requirements to be compliant with the new legislation.


 ARE YOU READY FOR DVS ?

Failure to obtain a valid permit prior to operating on any public road in Greater London will make operators liable for up to  £550  fine & £130  for drivers.


Direct Vision Standard & HGV Safety Permit
What is it and how does it affect you ?

WHAT IS DIRECT ViSION STANDARD ?

The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and safety permit for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs), a fter February 2021, HGV’s over 12t will need a safety permit to enter greater London. CV Electronics has a comprehensive range of direct vision standard (DVS) compliant electrical & signage kits. Our DVS safe systems conveniently provide the full range of electrical & signage requirements to be compliant with the new legislation.

WILL I NEED A HGV SAFETY PERMIT ?

All lorries over 12 tonnes (GVW) entering or operating in Greater London will need to hold a valid Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and safety permit for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs)

WHEN WILL IT BE ENFORCED ?

Enforcement will be introduced from 1 March 2021. This was postponed to give affected businesses more time to meet the new standards as they face intense demands from the coronavirus pandemic.


HOW WILL IT BE Enforced and WHAT ARE THE penalties ?

Once enforcement starts, if you drive an HGV within Greater London without a valid permit you may receive a penalty charge notice (PCN) of up to £550 (reduced to £275 if paid within 14 days).

TFL can also revoke or suspend a permit if a vehicle that has been granted a permit is later found to be in breach of the permit terms.

HOW IS IT MEASURED ?

The Direct Vision Standard 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.

WHAT AREA IS DVS ENFORCED IN ?

The HGV safety permit scheme covers Greater London and will be in operation 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

WHAT IS THE DVS star rating and Safe System ?

HGV operators need to apply for a permit for their vehicles. You will be granted a permit if the vehicle meets the minimum DVS star rating. If your vehicle does not meet the minimum DVS star rating, you will need to make your vehicle safer by fitting it with Safe System improvements.

WHAT IF MY Vehicle IS from outside of the UK ?

Vehicles registered outside the UK more than 12 tonnes gross vehicle weight entering or operating in London will also need to hold a valid permit.


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CV Electronics

The UK’s Premier Remanufacturer of Commercial Vehicle Electronics

Good service is everything to us and we would love the opportunity to prove that to you. We specialise in the remanufacturing of Instrument Clusters, ECU’s, Adblue Pumps and can repair the majority of the other Electronic parts on Volvo, Scania, DAF, Mercedes, MAN, Iveco, Alexander Dennis, Optare and Wrightbus.  

We collect your parts free of charge and aim to turn them around the following day. All parts we service have a  24 month warranty. 

Our Customer Portal allows you to have full visibility of your part/s during its refurbishment journey. It not only allows you to access the status of your current jobs but also previous jobs & invoices for ease of use.

 The company has over 60 years of experience  and are always happy to assist you with any technical assistance we can. Feel free to contact us if you wish to discuss the faults you are experiencing before sending in your parts. 


Customer Portal

Our customer portal gives access to our customers and then allows you to see a list of all current and previous jobs, as well as being able to see current progress, status, notes and more. You can also make new enquiries here as well.