Vehicle CCTV

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Vehicle CCTV

Vehicle CCTV

insurefit specialise in the installation of safety and camera equipment to all heavy goods vehicles. With increasing demands being placed on hauliers to protect their drivers, vehicle contents and the general public, we are able to supply complete CCTV and side-scan safety systems to allow HGV operators to comply with current regulations. All our installations will be approved to fit in line with DVS and all FORS requirements.

DIRECT VISION STANDARD

We work with hauliers and HGV dealers to install the required equipment to allow your vehicles to fall in line with the required standards to enter the capital

From 26th October 2020, it will be an offence for any vehicle over 12 tons to enter London without the minimum required equipment.

The scheme was created to improve the safety of all road users, particularly vulnerable road users like pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists. HGVs are a major contributor to fatalities, in 2016, 23% of pedestrian and 50% of cyclist deaths involved an HGV, despite HGVs making up only 4% of road miles in London. (TFL, 2018).

The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) rates HGVs which are over 12 tons from 0 Stars (lowest) to 5 stars (highest). The Direct Vision Standard is based on the measurement of the driver’s vision through the windows of the HGV cab.

The equipment required to comply with the Direct Vision Scheme will consist of:

  1. A fully operational Blind Spot camera monitoring system with an in-cab monitor.
  2.  A side detection sensor system with driver alerts to be fitted the near side of the vehicle.
  3. An audible *left-turn alarm to be fitted to the vehicle to warn road users when the vehicle is manoeuvring left.
  4. Side-underrun protection with class V and VI mirrors.
  5. External pictorial stickers and markings shall be displayed on the vehicles to warn road users of hazards around the vehicle.

*All European left-hand side drivers need the equivalent for the right-hand side blind spot.

What happens if I don’t have a DVS permit by 26th October 2020?

A hefty fine will be given to both the operator and the driver if the vehicle enters greater London without a DVS safety permit after 26th October 2020.

Vehicle CCTV
Vehicle CCTV

How long is the DVS safety permit valid for?

One and two star-rated vehicle permits will be valid until 2024. Three to five-star-rated vehicle safety permits will be valid for 10 years from the date the DVS safety permit was granted.

Parksafe Blind Spot Kits when used with Class V and VI mirrors and approved side under-run protection, will achieve a Three Star rating, ensuring the DVS permit is valid for 10 years.

If you require a Five Star rating then additional modification of the vehicle’s windows necessary, to give the driver unhindered vision from the cab to the roadside.

Direct Vision Standard. Customers can incur a fine of 550.00 + VAT from Oct 2020 if they fail to get a permit.

All our equipment is CE marked and is of the highest quality, designed for use within the toughest of conditions. We are able to project manage and complete Uk wide installations to your fleet with downtime being kept to a minimum.

Please contact our sales team for more information on any of our DVS or FORS packages 

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