Handsfree Group are the preferred Direct Vision Standard (DVS) partner for a large truck and trailer nationwide rental company. The new legislation requires all HGV vehicles over 12 tonnes to have a minimum standard of vehicle safety solutions. Each vehicle will then need a permit to show they have the correct safety aids fitted necessary to enter Greater London.
Our customer made a business decision to get their entire fleet upto the correct standard to allow of their end users, old and new the facility to use any of their vehicles to enter Greater London without the fear of a fine from entering the enforcement zone. They decided to apply themselves saving each individual fleet the task of doing so themselves.
The timeline with the legislation meant a quick start-up plan. A large range of vehicles and specifications and locations UK wide. The end users have strict time scales themselves that Handsfree Group need to work with flexibility.
The TECh DVS Bundle offers the full solution to meet the specification required. We installed this package which includes TECh 1080p HD Adjustable Side Camera, with 7” digital colour monitor designed to provide a visual aid to eliminate the vehicle blind spots, increasing the driver’s visibility. The ultrasonic TECh Sensor System to warn and assist drivers of hazards within close proximity, increasing the driver’s awareness. To alert other road users when the vehicle is turning left through sound alerts and flashing lights we installed the TECh Left Turn Alarm. Additional safety mirrors, Front View Class VI HGV Cyclops Mirror and Close Proximity Class IV & V Wide Angle Mirror were available should they be required. Ensuring drivers have wide-angle view to the rear and along the side of the HGV. Warning stickers alerting other road users and pedestrians to take care.
Our highly trained engineers are based all over the UK which helped with being able to carry out this task at all corners of the UK where necessary to cover the customers needs, showing flexibility to work around the end users busy schedules.
With a vast knowledge of vehicle solutions at hand we have also supplied handsfree kits, full camera systems and cradles to name but a few extra items in our extensive product range.
The whole solution provides the end-users with the essentials to ensure they have the relevant safety kit, including photographs all to aid in the process the application to DVS, making it as smooth as possible.