As the Direct Vision Standard deadline approaches, Fuchs Lubricants have joined HaulTech for the necessary equipment to meet the requirements.
Fuchs Lubricants have become the leading independent supplier of lubricants in the world over their 85-year history. Founded in Mannheim, Germany Fuchs topped €2 billion in sales revenue in 2015 and have committed €300 million to investments worldwide. Fuchs Lubricants moved into their Stoke-on-Trent office in 2017 and operate 12 vehicles from the site.
The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) scheme was announced by Transport for London and London Mayor Sadiq Khan as part of the “Vision Zero for London”. Vision Zero has been enacted to eliminate the number of serious and fatal road traffic incidents to zero. The new scheme has seen ratings given to vehicles based on the visibility a driver has of the blind spots. In order to eliminate any potential accidents on the road. Full information on the scheme and its requirements can be found here.
HaulTech’s Direct Vision Standard equipment packages include the following safety camera and precautionary equipment needed to secure a ‘Safe System’:
- Blind spot elimination through a connected camera system
- Audible left-turn vehicle manoeuvring warning
- Proximity warning sensors installed on the near side of the vehicle
- External pictorial aids to warn vulnerable road users of the hazards of the nearside of the vehicle
HaulTech are already supporting plenty of hauliers across the UK and are delighted to be supporting such a prestigious company such as Fuchs Lubricants to meet the necessary standards to protect vulnerable road users in London.
The deadline for DVS is fast approaching on March 1st 2021! To avoid a £550 penalty charge notice and avoid the permit backlog, contact HaulTech immediately to arrange installation and achieve the Direct Vision Standard requirements. Call the team on 01782 662244, saying email@example.com or submitting a form by clicking here.